gr

THE GROWCERY CAMP

Our Quinine Tree

Our Quinine Tree

Our Quinine Tree

Our Quinine Tree


By vic | 25/05/2018 | Plants, Trees


We love our trees and our Quinine Tree is one of our favourites because of its variety of medicinal uses and its natural beauty.

Check it out on the lawn right in front of the bar the next time you visit The Growcery.

The Quinine Tree (Rauvolfia Caffra) varies from 5 to 20 meters in Height with a pale yellowish-brown to grey brak. The leaves are oblong, shiny green and hairless.

The Active Medicinal ingredient: Indole Alkaloids, ajmalicine

Medical Use: The bark is used to Treat Malaria, insomnia and Fevers. The tree milk can also be used to treat skin rash.

  • Quinine Tree (English)
  • Kinaboom (Afrikaans)
  • Umhlambamase (Xhosa)
  • Umhlambamanzi (Zulu