History of Alcohol
Abobakr mohammad Ibn Zakaria Razi,Iranian physician and chemist , discovered alcohol through distillation of wine and called it Alcohl. Later, an American scientist, DR. Vandic called it Alcohol. In chemistry, alcohol is one of the significant groups of chemical compounds and it participates in a wide range of reactions; most chemical compounds are produced by using alcohol, and it is written in Morison and Boyd’s organic chemistry that if a chemist is to be left alone in an island while he could take ten compounds, one compounds amongst them would be alcohol. Generally, when it comes to the term alcohol, it primarily refers to ethanol; Ethanol is a colorless, volatile liquid with a biting odor and it is produced through fermentation of sugars.
Fuel for vehicles, solvent, application in medicine and in antiseptics, dye production, cosmetics.