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Quina, Red Cinchona


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Scientific name: Cinchona pubescens

Family: Rubiaceae

Origin: Costa Rica and S America

Medicinal use: Among the curative properties of cinchona, its use to combat diarrhea, dysentery and yellow fever stands out. It is also effective for menstrual pain or cramps. Quinine is made up of four alkaloids that are what give cinchona its highly valued properties. These alkaloids have antimalarial qualities.

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