Cinchona Bark Red Quinine

Category
Dried Herbs > Barks
Cinchona bark refers to the bark of trees belonging to the Cinchona genus, primarily Cinchona officinalis and Cinchona succirubra . . . read more

Selected Size/Selection: 250g

250g
$20.15 (AUD)
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Cinchona Bark has a long history of use in traditional medicine and is best known for its medicinal properties related to malaria treatment. Here are the primary uses of cinchona bark:

  1. Antimalarial properties: Cinchona bark contains several alkaloids, including quinine, quinidine, and cinchonine, which have potent antimalarial properties. Quinine, in particular, has been widely used for centuries in the treatment of malaria. It works by inhibiting the growth and replication of the malaria parasite in the body.

  2. Fever-reducing effects: Traditionally, cinchona bark has been used to reduce fever associated with malaria and other infectious diseases. The antipyretic properties of the bark are attributed to the presence of quinine and other alkaloids, which can help lower body temperature.

  3. Digestive aid: In addition to its antimalarial properties, cinchona bark has also been used as a digestive aid. It can stimulate digestion, increase appetite, and relieve symptoms like bloating and indigestion.

  4. Muscle relaxant: Certain alkaloids present in cinchona bark, such as quinine and quinidine, have muscle relaxant properties. They can help alleviate muscle spasms, cramps, and restless leg syndrome.

  5. Tonic and general health support: Cinchona bark has been used as a general tonic to promote overall health and well-being. It is believed to have revitalizing and strengthening effects on the body.

Place of Origin

Italy - Trade

Botanical Name

Cinchona succirubra

Form

Bark

Ingredients

100% Cinchona.
No preservatives, artificial colours, sweeteners or flavours.
Gluten free, dairy free and no added sugar.
Vegetarian/Vegan.

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