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The Fever Trees of Pafuri

Fever Trees are indigenous to the Africa and received the name from early explorers to the continent. As they camped by the rivers... often under the shade of the Fever Tree... many of them developed a fever. Thinking this fever was yellow fever... and believing this was contracted from the yellow powder found on Fever Tree bark... they named the trees Yellow Fever Trees. This was subsequently abbreviated to Fever Trees. The fever was later discovered not to have been yellow fever... but rather Malaria... contracted by the mosquitoes found along the same rivers. The innocent trees never shook the title though!

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