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Alternative Names

Bedana, Cognassier, Coing, Coudonnier, Marmelo, Membrillo, Pommier de Cydon, Quitte, Quittenbaum

Scientific Name

Cynodia Oblonda

Why Do People Use Quince?

Oral preparation of Cynodia oblonda (Quince), like quince powder, are used for the treatment of diarrhea, digestive disorders, for gastrointestinal inflammation and coughs. Topically - Quince is also applied to the skin as poultice and compress for injuries, injuries of the nipples, inflammation of the joints and deeply or gashed cut fingers. Its lotion is also used to calm the eyes.

Is It Safe To Use?

To rate who safe is quince, the information available is inadequate. Avoid in Pregnancy and Lactation: Breastfeeding and pregnant females should use it after their health advisor recommendations because there is unreliable and scarce information available to rate its safety in these condition.

How Effective Is Quince?

There is insufficient information available regarding the effectiveness of quince powder.

How Quince Works?

Most effective part of Cynodia oblonda is the seed. The seeds consist of cyanogenic glycosides in a dose of 27-75 mg cyanide in every 100 grams of seeds and amygdalin with the concentration of 0.4-1.5% suggesting potential toxicity.

What Are The Side Effects /Adverse Reactions of Quince?

No side effect reported.

How Quince Interacts With Other Herbs and Supplements?

None known.

How Quince Interacts With Drugs?

Oral Drugs - Interaction between quince powder and different oral drugs is moderate, so be careful while taking this mixture. Quince may damage the absorption of concomitantly regulated medications because there is high mucilage fiber in quince seeds.

How Quince Interacts With Foods?

Nutrients - Oral consumption of quince powder may decrease the serum nutrient levels because Cynodia oblonda may interact with water soluble nutrient.

How Quince Interacts With Lab Tests?

Not known.

How Quince Interacts With Diseases and Conditions?

Not known.

What Should Be the Dose/Administration of Quince?

Oral - Typically, people use quince seed in the form of extract, powder or tea. Such tea is made by steeping one teaspoon of whole seeds in 150 mL of boiling water for up to 15 minutes and straining. Topical - Specific extract called viscous poultice is made from the ground seeds.



General Certificate of Analysis (COA)

Specification sheet links below are a standard copy of the COA less the batch or lot number and manufactures dates. Specification sheet can be dated and should only be considered as a general information. Please contact and request an up to date COA if needed for specific updated information before placing order by filling out the contact form with product name and SKU number. If ordering quantities of twenty five kilos or more contact for availability.

Specification Sheets



These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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