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quince (Cydonia oblonga)

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quince (Cydonia oblonga) fruits

« This truly ancient fruit has an aroma that will wake your senses before enjoying the burst of taste and vitamins in your mouth »

Common name(s): quince
Family: Rosaceae
Origin:  Middle East, Europe, western Asia
Parts used:  leaves, flowers, fruits
Constituents:  vitamins (A, B, B1, B2, B3, C), phenolics, steroids, flavonoids, terpenoids, tannins, sugars, organic acids (caffeoylquinic, citric, malic, fumaric, quinic), glycosides, rutin, kaempferol, quercetin
Therapeutic actions: vitamins (A, B, B1, B2, B3, C), phenolics, steroids, flavonoids, terpenoids, tannins, sugars, organic acids (caffeoylquinic, citric, malic, fumaric, quinic), glycosides, rutin, kaempferol, quercetin
Organs or systems affected: antioxidant, antifungal, hypoglycemic, antidepressant, antidiarrheal, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, diuretic, hepatoprotective, cardioprotective, hypolipidemic, astringent, antiseptic
Main medicinal uses:
  • has a cicatrizing effects on wounded skin
  • treats diarrhea
  • helps reduce effects of colds such as coughs or sore throat
  • fights against intestinal colic and constipation
  • protects the liver and the heart
Counterindications: Generally considered safe to consume in normal daily amounts in food or herbal teas. Avoid consuming during pregnancy

 

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