Joseph Priestley published the information about discovery of oxygen in 1777. That discovery enabled to develop research of therapeutic properties of oxygen.
Oxygen discovered by Joseph Priestley
Do you know that oxygen, ammonia, carbon monoxide, hydrogen chloride, sulfuric acid, sulfur monoxide (IV), nitrogen monoxide, carbonated water and nitrous oxide were discovered by Joseph Priestley, the English chemist, philosopher, clergyman and pedagogue?
In the first hyperbaric chambers people inhaled the air
In the first hyperbaric chambers people inhaled the air, cause oxygen was not known as an individual chemical element.