Cinchona is a tree. People use the bark in herbal teas. The red bark from cinchona is usually removed from trees that are at least six years of age and then dried in the sun for grounding into a powder-like consistency. Cinchona bark has traditionally been prepared as teas, tinctures and a wide variety of special traditional tonics. Most often the as tea, one or two tablespoons of the chopped bark are added to six ounces of the water.
- Increasing appetite*
- Promoting the release of digestive juices*
- Helps with bloating, fullness, and other stomach problems.*
- Optimize blood flow and circulation*
- Immune Boosting*
- Stimulate hair growth*
Directions: Add 3-4 barks in 8-10oz of water. Bring water (with herbs) to a boil over a medium fire, then reduce to low and simmer for another 5-15 minutes. Strain and pour into cups. Drink twice a day as needed. Add honey if desired
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These statements and products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Always consult with a healthcare professional before using any herbal remedy.