Scientific name: Cydonia oblonga Mill.
Syn: Pyrus cydonia L.
Generic name: Semen Cydoniae
English names: Quince seeds.
Farsi names: Behdaneh.
Arabic names: Habb al-safarjal.
Plant family: Rosaceae.
Organs Used: seeds.
Type of active substance: Seed of quince contain substances like the rest of the fruit of quince, except that the seeds represented more mucus (20%) located in the outer sell seeds. Seed contain a larger amount of oil (15%) and significant quantities of very important ingredient, amygdaline.in the seeds can be found and fats, tannins, pectin, sugar and malic acid.
Quince Seeds health benefits: Quince seeds is a good source of iron, potassium and vitamin C. it’s good for control blood cholesterol level, and also for healthy digestive system, and act as a tonic for brain and heart. Seed is a mild but reliable laxative, astringent and anti-inflammatory. Seeds are used as a remedy for pneumonia and lung disease. Mucilage released by soaking seeds has a soothing and demulcent action when taken internally and is used in the treatment of sore throat and respiratory diseases, particularly in children. This mucilage is also applied externally to minor burns and use for eye lotions. Seed are good for eliminating insomnia and bad breath. In China, the soaked and boiled seeds of quince are used to prepare a jelly, which can soothe eye problems, sore throats and inflammation of the mucous membranes.
Geographic Distribution: Quince is native to rocky slopes and woodland margins in South-West Asia, , northern Iran, Armenia, Turkey, Georgia to Afghanistan.
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