Definition of Peruvian bark in English:
- He also advocated that specific remedies could be applied to each such disease, his favourite example being the prescription of Peruvian bark for intermittent fever or ague.
- For example, herbalists claimed that Peruvian bark cured malaria.
- Ague was known to be related to mosquito bites, and was treated with Peruvian bark.
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