Botanical Name: It is the botanical name is Cinchona Officinalis. Family Name: The Cinchona Officinalis is related to the Rubiaceae. Common Name: quinine bark, Quinine, Peruvian bark. Part Used: The main part of Cinchona Officinalis is “Quinine”, which is mostly used. It is Isolated from Bark.
Habitat: Cinchona Officinalis is cultivated in Nilgiri Hills.
Basics: The genus Cinchona Officenalis contains near about forty species of trees.
They mainly grow 15-20 meters in height and generate white, pink, or yellow color flowers.
All Cinchona Officinalis are originating in the eastern slopes of the Amazonian location or areas of the Andes, where Cinchona Officenalis grow from 1,500-3,000 meters in distance from the ground on either side of the equator from Colombia to Bolivia.
Uses: Quinine is Astringent, Bitter, Febrifugre, Acrid, Thermogenic, Oxytoxic and Anodyne. It is used as the part of the bark.
Generals: Cinchona Officinalis acts upon the ganglionic anxiety or nervous system, more particularly on that part which leads over the functions of vegetation, maintaining and increasing the condition of general depression and fatigue or overtiredness, diminishing the crucial turgor, and build up the perfect digestive functions.
Symptoms: The main symptoms of deices when Cinchona Officinalis used are: Mind: Terribly anxious solicitude regarding trifles, unnecessary excitability with despondency and bigotry of noise, coldness and indifference, apprehensive, Peevish, ill-humored, short tempered or easily angered, Dislike to all mental or physical action, Inconsolable anxiety fearful.
Head: Dullness and confusion of head, as from intoxication, or from sitting up at night, and sleeplessness, Vertigo means head inclined to descend backward; on waking at night without any reasons at sleeping action; on heave head, anemia. It is Extreme agonizing headache after unnecessary actions.
Eyes: gloominess and weakness of eye sight, Yellow light color of the eyes, Eyes responsive to bright light, Motion of eyes is hardly painful, with sensation of mechanical difficulty.