quinine englannista suomeksi
An alkaloid with the formula C₂₀H₂₄N₂O₂ derived from cinchona bark (from plants of the genus ''Cinchona'') used to treat malaria and as an ingredient of water, which presents as a bitter colourless powder; also, a drug containing quinine or a compound derived from it. (defdate)
(quote-book)|year=1979|year_published=2002|page=127|isbn=978-0-300-09143-4|passage=I propose that the availability of increased stores of quinine under British control had a similar facilitating effect on the British colonial expansion into Africa in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
(quote-book)|year=2014|page=163|pageurl=https://archive.org/details/gingloriousginho0000will/page/163/mode/1up|isbn=978-1-4722-1533-8|passage=So far, the daily dose of quinine had been bitter and very unpalatable. (..) To make the medicine go down more easily, colonialists occasionally mixed the powder with sugar, water and gin.