How does your body process medicine? – Céline Valéry

“Have you ever wondered what happens to a painkiller, like ibuprofen, after you swallow it? Medicine that slides down your throat can help treat a headache, a sore back, or a throbbing sprained ankle. But how does it get where it needs to go in the first place? Céline Valéry explains how your body processes medicine.”

A TED-Ed commission to team up with an educator to produce one of their TED-Ed Originals. With over 2 million views on TED-Ed’s Facebook page and plenty of positive comments it has been seen as a successful first collaboration with the team at TED-Ed.

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