- Cinchona bark is a widely used herb which is often sought after as a herbal medicine and a cooking ingredient. Taken from the bark of the cinchona tree, this herb is full of a compound called quinine.
- One use for cinchona bark is to flavour your own tonic water. Simply steep the bark in boiling water before straining and using as a base for one of your favourite gin cocktails.
- In traditional medicine, the quinine in cinchona bark is used to treat a range of symptoms, including digestive issues and muscle cramps. As an astringent, it can also be used in topical applications to aid skin complaints.
- Peruvian cinchona bark is also known as quina roja and is steeped in hot water to create a herbal tea. Steep the bark in water for around ten minutes, and flavour with lemongrass, cinnamon and cardamom.
- As with all of our products, this cinchona bark is sourced from the most reliable suppliers and carefully packaged to ensure freshness and quality.