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Scientific name of Quinine Bark: cinchona offinalis
Name in different languages:-
Sanskrit: Sinkona, Kunayaka
English: Peruvian bark, Jesuit's bark
Malayalam: Sinkona സിങ്കോണ
Quinine Bark or Peruvian bark is the native of South America, it is cultivate in Himalayan region, Nilgiri, Ootty and Sikkim areas It is a medium tree, grows up to 20 meters in height.
The bark is the useful part of the tree it contains quinine. Flowers are in clusters and tube like flower are split at the end formed 5 petals which are hairy and white.
Useful plant parts:
Anti-malarial, to treat puss, bleeding from nose, digestive aid, anti-parasitic, antispasmodic, and antipyretic, reduces fever
Alkaloids, quinine and anti-arrhythmic quinidine