chinchona


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Estos incluyen quinina, un extracto del arbol de chinchona empleado para tratar la malaria y la artritis; turbocuarina de las lianas de curare, se administra a los pacientes como un relajante muscular durante la cirugia; y taxol, del arbol de tejo, que se usa para el tratamiento del cancer de mama y ovarico.
Get all-exotic and say the bark is of the Chinchona tree What the pumas of Peru Would chew on to cure their fevers But I'll halt the romance and say wood.
Made from all-natural juices, spring water, cane sugar and quinine from the original Chinchona trees (known for treating malaria), this highly carbonated beverage is crisp and thirst-quenching
Quinine was extracted from the bark of the South American Chinchona tree and named in 1820.
Por lo menos entre 1634 y 1786, la fama de la quina, quinina o quinquina, llamada tambien chinchona, que crecia entre las montanas de Ecuador, Peru y Bolivia, trascendio el interes medico y la curiosidad botanica y llego a la literatura.
Travels in Peru and India, while superintending the collection of Chinchona plants and seeds in South America, and their introduction into India.
A mediados del siglo XVIII, el antipiretico por excelencia paso a ser la quinina, un extracto de la corteza de la chinchona peruana, traida a Europa por los espanoles.