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red cinchona - sliced peel pack of 100 grams, 250 grams or 1 kg
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QUINQUINA RED bark cut IPHYM Herbalism Cinchona pubescens
Latin name: Cinchona pubescens
Common names: Bark Peru, Kina, Powder Jesuit Wood fevers
Parts used: Bark
Red bark - Bark cut package of 100 grams, 250 grams or 1 kg
Properties bark QUINQUINA RED
Antiseptic, antiputrefactive, antifébrile, red cinchona had many glory days since its appearance in Europe in the seventeenth century. In the early twentieth century, we still brewed 28,000 tons per year. It is mainly for its real effective tonic that is used in herbal tea, but more pleasantly macerated in wine, alone or combined with other plants.
Indications and uses QUINQUINA RED
- Febrile states
- Digestive disorders
- Sore throat
Dosage of the cut bark QUINQUINA RED
Decoction for 5 minutes by placing a small teaspoon per cup. Take a cup before meals.
Usual daily dose: 1 to 3 grams of infusion drug per day and corresponding preparations:
- Fluid extract 0.5 to 2 grams
- Solids 0.1 to 0.5 gram
Botanical description of QUINQUINA RED
The red bark is a large tree with branches and leaves opposite, ovate, acute. The flowers, white, small, are worn on bundled stalks which form a tassel at the end of young branches. The fruit is a capsule overcome a persistent and hardened chalice.
Growing and harvesting: The red cinchona is distinct from many existing species. Europe is found in greenhouses, but it is in Peru it grows abundantly.
Pharmacology QUINQUINA RED
The bark of Cinchona pubescens (C. pubescens and C. succirubra) quinoline is rich in alkaloids quinine and cinchonidine and his counterpart desmethoxy stereoisomer of quinine (8S, 9R), cinchonine (8R, 9S).
It was after the Cinchona officinalis (C. calisaya), the richest in quinine bark.
The red bark also contains phenolic compounds: cinchonaïnes Ia-d, IIa and IIB and dimeric and trimeric proanthocyanidins.
It also detected organic acids (quinic acid), dicarboxylic triterpene saponins to genin and essential oil (alpha-terpineol, linalool, limonene).
Culture on Callus C. pubescens revealed the presence of 12 anthraquinones.
The advice of our pharmacist-herbalist to extract the active ingredients from plants:
How to make a decoction of the bark cut red Cinchona
For roots, bark, leathery leaves and hard seeds (woody medicinal plants).
- Place 1 c. tablespoons (5-8 g) of the medicinal plant chosen in a stainless steel pan (avoid aluminum) v and pour 1/2 liter of boiling water.
- Simmer 5 to 30 minutes and cover to prevent evaporation.
- Filter and drink sweet tea or not within 24 hours. Keep cool.
Prepare your herbal teas and herbal infusions with low mineral water. Water plays an important role as it conveys the properties of plants.
Medicinal herbal drinks usually work best on an empty stomach. Often, herbal teas and infusions in small sips throughout the day are suggested to drink, but it is also possible to divide the daily dose medicinal plants in 2 or 3 doses. Indications are we simply taking the natural remedy required.