Encyclopedia of Parasitology

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| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Cinchona

  • Heinz Mehlhorn
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_4089-1

The bark of the trees of this species were formerly used to extract Quinine as remedy againstmalarial fever. See Malaria: History of combating the disease.

Keywords

Malarial Fever 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany