From Cinchona calisaya, an evergreen shrub from South America. The homeopathic remedy is made from the dried bark, also known as Peruvian bark, which yields quinine, used to treat malaria and also to cause abortion. Quinine causes contractions of the bronchi, spleen and uterus, irritation of the stomach, cochlea, and retina, loss of protein in the urine, and heat, fever and sweating. Its homeopathic derivative is very beneficial after debilitating illness or excessive loss of body fluids.
Individuals of an artistic or poetic nature usually respond well to China.