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Stories of Native Americans contributions to the advancement of health and medicine traces were discovered in a small town in Nali Africa The very first onset of the beggining of modern pharmacology is the substance called quinine This is the substance that came from a bark of a tree that grew in high elevations The Indians has been using this substance to cure malaria cramps chills hear-rythm disorders and many other ailments Prior to the disovery of quinine the old world suffers enormously because the lack of medical knowledge that the old world posess Quinine would have probably been introduce somewhere in 1630 as it was mention in a belgian medical text Quinine made extensive settlement in America possible due to the fact that it cures malaria better than any other medicine and because its potent medicinal values Until recently quinine has been sold in Timbuktu as a medical tonic that promotes vitality and refreshments drink This Indian tonic is apearant through out the city of Timbuktu in Africa Its a relic of a long line of deriratives tonics sold in the ninteenth and early twentieth century as a cures for all known imaginable ailments There were realtive of the tree that provide quinine also cure amoebic dysentery and lethal infection of the intestine Amoebic dysentery is a disease that cause by ingestions of certain amoebes the symptoms range from bloody diarrhea to high fever Ipecac is a medincine the Indians of the Amazon had created using three to four yearl old cepahlaelis ipecacuanla and c acuminia plants to cure intestinal infections that is deadly among children Up till now poison clinic through out the world still use it to induce vomitting because of its emetic properties Even though their discovery of quinine and ipecac cures many disease they werent fortune enough to enjoy the benefit of their discovery that their old world counterpart did Western science in the old world largely ignored the potency
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