Cinchona officinalis Health effects and herbal facts

Cinchona officinalis, the Quinine Bark tree Spanish: Qinchona Qinchona · Portuguese: Quinquina, is a South American tree, native to Amazon Rainforest plant community.

Cinchona officinalis

Medical use

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Biological activities

Abortifacient
Quinidine found in Bark
Quinine found in Bark
Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Avicularin found in Leaf
Allergenic
Quinidine found in Bark
Quinine found in Bark
Amebicide
Quinidine found in Bark
Quinine found in Bark
Analgesic
Quinidine found in Bark
Quinine found in Bark
Anesthetic
Quinine found in Bark
Anthelmintic
Tannin found in Bark
AntiHIV
Tannin found in Bark
Antiaggregant
Cinchonine found in Bark
Antiarrhythmic
Hydroquinidine found in Bark
Quinidine found in Bark
Antibacterial
Quinine found in Bark
Tannin found in Bark
Antibiotic
Avicularin found in Leaf
Anticancer
Tannin found in Bark
Anticariogenic
Tannin found in Bark
Anticholinergic
Quinidine found in Bark
Antidiarrheic
Tannin found in Bark
Antidysenteric
Quinine found in Bark
Tannin found in Bark
Antifeedant
Quinine found in Bark
Antifibrillary
Quinine found in Bark
Antiflu
Cinchonidine found in Bark
Antihemorrhoidal
Quinine found in Bark
Antihepatotoxic
Tannin found in Bark
Antiherpetic
Cinchonidine found in Bark
Antihiccup
Quinidine found in Bark
Antihypertensive
Tannin found in Bark
Antilipolytic
Tannin found in Bark
Antilumbagic
Quinine found in Bark
Antimalarial
Cinchonidine found in Bark
Cinchonine found in Bark
Hydroquinidine found in Bark
Quinidine found in Bark
Quinine found in Bark
Antimutagenic
Tannin found in Bark
Antinephritic
Tannin found in Bark
Antineuralgic
Quinine found in Bark
Antineuritic
Quinine found in Bark
Antiophidic
Tannin found in Bark
Antioxidant
Tannin found in Bark
Antipyretic
Cinchonidine found in Bark
Cinchonine found in Bark
Quinidine found in Bark
Quinine found in Bark
Antiradicular
Tannin found in Bark
Antirenitic
Tannin found in Bark
Antisciatic
Quinine found in Bark
Antitachycardic
Quinidine found in Bark
Antitrypanosomic
Quinine found in Bark
Antitumor-Promoter
Tannin found in Bark
Antitumor
Quinidine found in Bark
Tannin found in Bark
Antiulcer
Tannin found in Bark
Antiviral
Cinchonidine found in Bark
Tannin found in Bark
Antiyeast
Quinine found in Bark
Apertif
Quinine found in Bark
Astringent
Quinine found in Bark
Cancer-Preventive
Tannin found in Bark
Carcinogenic
Tannin found in Bark
Cardiodepressant
Quinidine found in Bark
Quinine found in Bark
Chelator
Tannin found in Bark
Cyclooxygenase-Activator
Avicularin found in Leaf
Cyclooxygenase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Bark
Cytotoxic
Quinine found in Bark
Dermatitigenic
Quinidine found in Bark
Quinine found in Bark
Diuretic
Avicularin found in Leaf
Emetic
Quinidine found in Bark
FLavor
Quinine found in Bark
Glucosyl-Transferase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Bark
Hemolytic
Quinidine found in Bark
Hepatoprotective
Tannin found in Bark
Hypotensive
Quinidine found in Bark
Immunosuppressant
Quinidine found in Bark
Tannin found in Bark
Laxative
Quinidine found in Bark
Lipoxygenase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Bark
MAO-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Bark
MDR-Inhibitor
Cinchonine found in Bark
Quinidine found in Bark
Quinine found in Bark
Myorelaxant
Quinidine found in Bark
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Bark
Oxytocic
Quinidine found in Bark
Quinine found in Bark
PAF-Inhibitor
Cinchonine found in Bark
Pesticide
Avicularin found in Leaf
Cinchonidine found in Bark
Cinchonine found in Bark
Hydroquinidine found in Bark
Quinine found in Bark
Tannin found in Bark
Phototoxic
Quinine found in Bark
Protisticide
Quinine found in Bark
Psychotropic
Tannin found in Bark
Spermicide
Quinine found in Bark
Stomachic
Quinine found in Bark
Tissue-Thromboplastin-Inhibitor
Avicularin found in Leaf
Trypanocide
Quinine found in Bark
Xanthine-Oxidase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Bark

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
3-alpha,17-beta-cinchophylline Leaf
3-beta,17-beta-cinchophylline Leaf
Avicularin Leaf
Cinchonidine Bark
Cinchonine Bark
Hydroquinidine Bark
Quinidine Bark
Quinine Bark
Tannin Bark
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]