Cinchona Bark

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Cinchona Bark,

Cinchona officinalis,

Use of Cinchona Bark Herb consists of making Organic Cinchona Bark Tea, quinine tea, quinine Tonic, Tonic Water, quinine syrup and various herbal extracts. It can also be used as flavoring agent in Ice Cream, Soft Drinks and Alcoholic Beverages.

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Cinchona herb has been known for hundreds of years. In 1663 there was a documented claim that the bark had cured malaria although at that time it was believed to be just a folktale. Carl Linnaeus named the genus in 1742 based on that claim, first recorded by the Italian physician Sebastiano Bado in 1663, that the plant had cured the wife of the Luis Jerónimo de Cabrera. By 1944 Cinchona Bark was being commercially synthesized to obtain the alkaloids Quinine and andquinidine. What was claimed to be just folklore proved to be the first effective treatment for malaria.

Native to the tropical Andean forests of western South America, Cinchona belongs to the family Rubiaceae, and are large shrubs or small trees with evergreen foliage, growing 16 to 49 ft in height. The tree was used to obtain the following alkaloids - cinchonine, cinchonidine, quinine and quinidine, dihydroquinine, and dihydroquinidine.

Occult, Witchcraft and Magic folklore uses - Associated with luck as well as protection from evil and bodily harm. Used in various herbal magic spells. Used in love mixtures, mojo bags, amulets, jars and charms. A commonly used organic herb for rituals, ceremonies and magick spells among alternative religious practices.

The information we share on this website is based on research from books, the internet, research papers, and personal experience with native plants. The information contained in this website should not be considered medical advice. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any illness or disease. For diagnosis or treatment consult your physician.

As with any food, allergic reactions can also occur with organic herbs. If you are pregnant or breast feeding do not use this herb. Speak with a medical professional if you have any concerns or adverse reactions.