Peruvian bark


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Peruvian bark

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Peruvian bark

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(Plants) another name for cinchona2
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Noun1.Peruvian bark - medicinal bark of cinchona treesPeruvian bark - medicinal bark of cinchona trees; source of quinine and quinidine
chinchona, cinchona - any of several trees of the genus Cinchona
bark - tough protective covering of the woody stems and roots of trees and other woody plants
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North painted this month's cover image, "Foliage, Flowers, and Seed-vessels of a Peruvian Bark Tree," while traveling in South America during the early 1870s.
Peruvian bark was the very first substances proved by
Hahnemann discovered in 1790 the experimental methodology termed provings, the homeopathic pathogenic trial (HPT), on disagreeing with the Scottish Hippocrates, Cullen, on the action of Peruvian bark.