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Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Cydonia oblonga?
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Here is some basic information about Cydonia oblonga and a list of ethnobotanical uses which includes medicinal uses and other uses of Cydonia oblonga.


Cydonia oblonga basic info
Scientific Name: Cydonia oblonga Mill..
Family: Rosaceae.
Genus: Cydonia.
For common names of Cydonia oblonga in different languages - See link
Description: The quince is a small deciduous tree that bears a pome fruit and is the sole member of the genus Cydonia. Throughout history the cooked fruit has been used as food, but the tree is also grown for its attractive pale pink blossom and other ornamental qualities. In subcontinental Indo-Pakistan, quince seeds are used by herbalists for mucus, rashes and ulcerations. A gel prepared from the seeds soaked in water is used for throat and vocal cord inflammation, as well as for skin rashes and allergies. - for more info about Cydonia oblonga See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Cydonia oblonga
*The information in this list is based on the ethnobotanical data in Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases.
Dr. Duke does not recommend using this information for self diagnosis or self medication. - See link


Cydonia oblonga in other websites
Cydonia oblonga common names, economics importance, distributional range and more in the USDA GRIN website - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for academic researches with the search term Cydonia oblonga - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Cydonia oblonga - See link.


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