Scientific Name(s): Cydonia oblonga

Uses & Effectiveness:
Possibly Effective for
• Persistent heartburn. Taking quince syrup twice daily seems to reduce symptoms of persistent heartburn in children and teens. It seems to work about as well as taking the heartburn medicine omeprazole
Insufficient Evidence for
• Hay fever. Early research shows that using a nasal spray containing lemon and quince doesn’t reduce symptoms of grass pollen allergy
• Morning sickness. Early research shows that taking quince syrup before meals helps reduce morning sickness in pregnant women. It might work better than taking vitamin B6
• Coughs
• Diarrhea
• Swelling (inflammation) of the stomach and intestines
• Skin injuries, when applied to the skin
• Swollen and painful joints, when applied to the skin
• Eye discomfort, when applied as a lotion
• Other conditions

Reference: www.webmed.com

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