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Cinchona bark, red

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Also known as

Cinchona officinalis, Red cinchona, Quinine bark
                       

Introduction
Cinchona bark is the original source of the anti-malarial drug 'quinine'. Native to South America and traditionally used to reduce fever, kill parasites, and reduce inflammation. Quinine and cinchona bark have been used by herbalists and healers to effectively reduce leg cramps & spasms, although the FDA claims there is zero evidence that quinine works for such purposes and was sub-sequentially taken off the market.


Constituents
Quinine & related compounds

Harvest Data
Origin: Mexico
Cut/sifted bark



Use
1-2 teaspoons of bark or 3-6 grams are recommended brewed in tea for general anti-inflammatory, muscle relaxing, & pain relieving effects. Can be consumed in low doses daily for general tonic health purposes.

Summary
Cinchona bark is a very useful herb when dealing with parasites, inflammation, fever, & spasms, especially of the legs.


Precautions
High doses of cinchona bark can occupy certain liver enzymes and interact with medicines. If you are currently taking any prescription medicines please speak with your primary health care provider about any potential interactions with your medicine.

Disclaimer
The statements made on this website have not been evaluated by the FDA (U.S. Food & Drug Administration). Our products are not intended to diagnose, cure or prevent any disease. For education and research purposes only. Customers must be over 18 years of age to purchase anything from this site. Research all items before using.

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This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 12 December, 2015.

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