Quince useful properties and contraindications

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Quince has a positive effect on the mind, invigorates
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Quince is rich in provitamin a, vitamins C, E, PP, b group, a variety of micro – and macroelements.

Useful properties. In the composition of quince are potassium and sodium, as well as malic, citric, tartronovaya acid and pectin. Quinces contain large amounts of carbohydrates, most of which is fructose. In addition, the quince contains tannins, amino acids, catechins, essential oil.

Useful properties of quince has found application in medicine. Quince has a tonic, hemostatic, antiseptic, diuretic and astringent properties. It is used for anemia, cardiovascular diseases, diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, respiratory tract, asthma. Quince has a positive effect on the mind, invigorates, improves mood. Mucus from the seeds of the quince has an antiseptic effect. Mature fruits and seeds are used in cosmetics, are preparing the masks and lotions for oily skin.

Айва: корисні властивості та протипоказання

Quince useful properties and contraindications

Contraindications. In the preparation of Muco infusion from the seeds of the quince cannot be shred – they contain a poisonous glycoside amygdalin. The quinces should not be used in pleurisy and constipation. In addition, quince harm the larynx and the voice, it should not be used for teachers and singers.

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