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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Mouth and throat diseases. Plants against malaria, part 1: Coryza, sneezing, watery discharge. Brief Summary Read full entry. It prefers a mean annual rainfall in the range 2, – 3,mm, but tolerates 1, – 4,mm[ ].

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. You can unsubscribe at anytime.

In commercial plantations, the trees are coppiced when about 6 years old[ ]. Do not take cinchona if you are taking quinine. Quinine bark Photograph by: Do not take cinchona if you are taking quinidine.


Cinchona: Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Dosage, and Warning

This is a QR code short for Quick Response which gives fast-track access to our website pages. The bark is a bitter, astringent, tonic herb that lowers fevers, relaxes spasms, is antimalarial the alkaloid quinine and slows the heart the alkaloid quinidine [ Title Encyclopaedia of Herbs and their Uses. Requires a well-drained, moist soil and a position in full sun or partial shade[ Title Encyclopaedia of Herbs and their Uses.

Lambert, Description of the genus Cinchona R. House 11, Bed 2B. East Afr Med J ; Brockway, Science and Colonial Expansion L.

Trait data geographic distribution Mesoamerica – Guatemala Mesoamerica – Officinalis – Alta Verapaz Mesoamerica – Guatemala – Escuintla more type specimen repository National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution USNM habitat cultivated habitat tropical woodland extinction status extant growth habit tree tree habitat includes non-marine elevation measurement measurement 1, m 1, m.

It would be of important service to the physician, as well as to the merchant, if there were any sure and simple methods of distinguishing the good kinds of cinchona from such as are bad or damaged: Monogynia Oofficinalis Female Genus: Maximillian Weyhe et al.


Hungry longing for food, which lies undigested. Sharp pains across kidneys, worse movement and at night. Macerate for twenty-four hours, and filter. EOL has data for 7 traits See all 7 traits for this taxon. The salt of bark, prepared by Godfrey and other chemists, merits more attention than it has hitherto received. Haupt Conservatory Living Collection Location: See it in the LuEsther Mertz Library.

Before the Countess took the unfamiliar medicine, she ordered another sick patient to test it first. Make a Donation Join Login.

Cinchona officinalis

Please view the copyright link for more information. The inhibitory effect of cinchonine on human platelet aggregation due to blockade of calcium influx.

Stop using cinchona at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery. Round-Leaf Sundew Drosera rotundifolia. Disposition to hurt other peoples’ feelings.