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Cinchona bark specimens
Cinchona bark specimens from the Economic Botany Collection, RBG Kew. Cinchona bark and its derived quinine alkaloids were the most effective treatment for malaria from the 17th century to the 1940s. As a medicinal herb, cinchona bark is also known as Jesuit's bark or Peruvian bark
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