- Wildcrafted Cinchona (Quinine, Quina, Cinchona officinalis) Dried Bark
- All Natural Herbal Supplements
- GMO FREE
- MADE IN USA
- NOT TESTED ON ANIMALS
Parts Used: Bark
Country of Origin: Brazil
Cinchona officinalis is an herbaceous flowering tree from the Rubiaceae family of plants, commonly known as the coffee family. It grows on wet mountain forests in South America, particularly in Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, and Colombia, reaching up to the height of 26 feet.
The bark of cinchona officinalis has long been valued in alternative medicine for the health beneficial compounds it contains, particularly quinine. The chemical compound has been so widely used that it has become synonymous with the tree’s name. Cinchona officinalis is often referred to as quinine. It is called Lojabark and Peruvian bark.
Benefits and Uses
- Different types of fevers
- Stomach problems
- Increase appetite
- Various infections
- Certain mouth and throat related conditions
- Heart palpitations
- Catechic tannins, such as chinotannic acid
- Triterpine (quinovic acid)
- Organic quinic acids
- Caffeic acid
Quinine, extracted from Cinchona’s bark, has been prized for its anti-fever properties. Some other traditional uses of quinine include relieving muscle cramps, digestive issues, and fighting against certain infections.
Most of the traditional uses of Cinchona are confirmed by science and hence, still prevalent. In addition to them, Cinchona bark extract is also used in hair care and skin products and eye lotions. It helps relieve pain and work as antibacterial. Quinidine present in Cinchona bark is used as a medicine for heart palpitations.
The extract of Cinchona bark is also useful for alcohol intoxication (also called drunkness).
* This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, mitigate, or prevent any disease. Results may vary based on individual user and are not guaranteed.
You never know when you will need cinchona (quinine). I have not taken this product but I am grateful to have found a company that sells quinine and if the need arises, I will take this along with zinc.
and makes us feel safer
I was waking up at night with very painful leg cramps. I haven't had any symptoms since I started taking this. The taste is a little bitter but okay.
I was very excited to find this powerful Cinchona tincture to help protect my family during this crazy corona virus. Fast shipping and arrived in perfect condition!
Because this is a glycerite it is easy to consume. No bitterness. I am pleased. Will definitely order again.