Cinchona officinalis is an evergreen Tree growing to 8 m (26ft) by 8 m (26ft) at a medium rate. It is hardy to zone (UK) Suitable for: light (sandy) and medium. Cinchona officinalis is a homeopathic medicine that helps with diarrhea with gas and bloating. The plant has long been used medicinally by the native people of S. America to treat fevers and a range of other conditions. The bark of this species, and several .

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Largely replaced by synthetic drugs in the latter half of the 20th century, quinine has again become very important in treating malaria because various strains of malaria have developed resistance to the synthetics[ Title Encyclopaedia of Herbs and their Uses. Cinchona alkaloids from Cinchona succirubra and Cinchona ledgeriana. Lojabark has a long history of native use, especially as a treatment for fevers and ovficinalis.

In foods, cinchona is used as a bitter flavoring in tonic water and alcoholic beverages.

Antacids are used to decrease stomach acid. People use the bark to make medicine. In the early 17th century, the Europeans became aware of the effectiveness of the bark of this tree in treating malaria and, over the next years, the trees were greatly overexploited in the wild until commercial plantations were finally established in Java[ Title Encyclopaedia of Herbs and their Uses.

Officibalis crowd in mind; prevent sleep. While eighteenth-century scientific efforts intended to produce a universal language, in which any animal, plant, or mineral would be known by the same name everywhere in the world, that universality would be won only through the exclusion of diversity.

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And what initiated the Cinchona transfer once it did? Yuncker, 20 Apr Contact Dermatitis ;15 4: The Wardian case, a sealed protective glass container developed in the early nineteenth century, resolved this technical difficulty, even if glass cases did not prove to be the best option when traversing the Andean terrain moistened calico was used to make improvised Wardian cases.

Quinine, red cinchona, cinchona bark, Jesuit? At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for cinchona. If you have questions about a plant please use the Forum on this website as we do not have the resources to answer questions ourselves. It contains quinine and quinidine that can cause muscle weakness and make your condition worse.

Do not take cinchona if you are taking quinidine.

Cinchona officinalis Lojabark PFAF Plant Database

Vietz, Icones plantarum M. The bark of this species, and several related species, has been shown to contain quinine, an effective antimalarial and febrifuge[ Title Encyclopaedia of Herbs and their Uses.

Salt officinalia the Bark That Heals You. Tongue coated thick, dirty; tip burns, succeeded by ptyalism. Snoring, especially with children.

Yara means tree, cara bark, and chuccu the shivers that result from a cinchoja. Cinchona officinalis – L. Cinchona crispa Tafalla ex Howard. Irregular with weak rapid beats followed by strong, heart beats. Roersch van der Hoogte A, Pieters T. Dutch colonialism and the origins of a global pharmaceutical industry. With the idea of transfer in the air and technical difficulties now manageable, the transfer still did not begin in earnest until the latter half of the nineteenth century.


Plants against malaria, part 1: But Geoffroy states, that the use of the bark was first learned from the following circumstance: Macerate for twenty-four hours, and filter. This taxon has not yet been assessed.

Cinchona officinalis L.

Haupt Conservatory Living Collection Location: Publisher Dorling Kindersley, London. Botanical References Range Western S.

This undertaking required a large, reliable supply of quinine, which would have been unfeasible and too expensive if imports were relied upon. Learn more about Communities. You can translate the content of this page by selecting a language in the select box. However Andersson studied these species in detail cicnhona found that the name Cinchona officinalis actually applies to a species that naturally grows only in a particular region of the Andes of southern Ecuador, and contains at most trace amounts of quinine, or sometimes no quinine at all.

Make a Donation Join Login. Cinchona might increase stomach acid. Articles with ‘species’ microformats. Specifically, she details the Cinchona dinchona, in which Britain prospected Peruvian bark trees in South America that were then dispatched to Kew Gardens in England and transshipped to South India in the nineteenth century. London Year ISBN Description An excellent guide to over of the more well known medicinal herbs from around the world.

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Weyhe, Plantae officinales L. To leave a comment please Register or login here All comments need to be approved so will not appear immediately. Crucial, too, was the health of its troops and civil servants. Bloatedness better by movement.