What is quinine?

Quinine is a natural chemical compound which is used in medicine for treating malaria and a malaria-like parasitic disease known as babesiosis. Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease that can potentially be life-threatening. Quinine works by hampering malaria’s ability to metabolize sufferers hemoglobin. In addition, quinine is also used as a bitter substance in the food industry.

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