Mark Tierno's Medicinal Herbs Database

    Quince (Golden Apple)
Botanical Name   Cydonia oblonga, Pyrus cydonia, Rose family
System Affected   skin, diarrhea, breast, hair dressing
Properties   breast diarrhea, dysentary Lotion (2 parts seed to 100 parts water): eye diseases (conjunctivitis), skin (conbtracts wrinkles), hair dressing for holding stray hairs Heals skin abrasions (macerated seeds mixed with water applied directly)
Description   seeds of shrub
Origin   Asia, USA, Europe
Notes   Quince, when ripe, is a nutritious edible fruit
Toxicity   none

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