Cinchona officinalis


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Related to Cinchona officinalis: quinine, Rauwolfia serpentina
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Noun1.Cinchona officinalis - Peruvian shrub or small tree having large glossy leaves and cymes of fragrant yellow to green or red flowersCinchona officinalis - Peruvian shrub or small tree having large glossy leaves and cymes of fragrant yellow to green or red flowers; cultivated for its medicinal bark
genus Chinchona, genus Cinchona - large genus of trees of Andean region of South America having medicinal bark
chinchona, cinchona - any of several trees of the genus Cinchona
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It has been reported that Cinchona officinalis (China) can be taken as prophylactic drug in a 30 C dose weekly prior to entering a malarial zone (15).
Evaluation of antiplasmodial efficacy and safety of Cinchona officinalis (China) against lethal murine malaria parasite.