Cinchona

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What other names is Cinchona known by?

Bois aux Fièvres, Cinchona calisaya, Cinchona carabayensis, Cinchona ledgeriana, Cinchona officinalis, Cinchona pubescens, Cinchona succirubra, Chinarinde, Cinchonine, Écorce du Pérou, Écorce de Quina, Écorce de Quinquina Rouge, Fieberrinde, Jesuit's Bark, Kina-Kina, Peruvian Bark, Poudre des Jésuites, Quina, Quinine, Quino, Quinquina, Quinquina Gris, Quinquina Rouge, Red Cinchona Bark.

What is Cinchona?

Cinchona is a tree. People use the bark to make medicine.

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  • Hemorrhoids, varicose veins, colds, leg cramps, influenza, malaria, fever, cancer, mouth and throat diseases, enlarged spleen, muscle cramps, loss of appetite, and stomach discomforts such as bloating and fullness.

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