Quince is a rather unusual fruit that is closely related to apples and pears. The quince tree is deciduous and rather small, while the valuable ripened fruit is yellowish-gold color and somewhat similar to pears in shape and consistency.
Quince is low calorie fruit. 100 g fresh raw fruit provides 57 calories. In addition, it composes several vital poly-phenolic antioxidants than apples and pears. The fruit is a storehouse of phyto-nutrients such as dietary fiber, minerals, and vitamins. Ripe quince fruit has good concentration of vitamin C. 100 g fruit provides 15 mg or 25% of RDA of vitamin-C. It is a good source of minerals such as copper (130 µg or 14% of RDA), iron, potassium, and magnesium as well as B-complex vitamins such as thiamin, riboflavin and pyridoxine (vitamin B-6).
Some of the health benefits of quince include the ability to help prevent cancer, aid in weight loss, improve digestive health, reduce cholesterol, boost immune system strength, prevent gastrointestinal diseases, soothes inflammation, increase the health of your skin, decrease blood pressure, prevent allergic reactions, and stimulate circulation in the cardiovascular system.
This tea has a beneficial effect on breathing difficulties, soothe the cough, hoarseness and relieves the symptoms of bronchitis.
Preparation:Wash, clean and Cut the fruit into four parts. Remove the seeds and the hard part around them, and the fleshy part, cut into slices and immediately put them into a liter of water, that would not change color. Simmer 15-20 minutes, then leave it to cool. Strain it, and drink in small sips during the whole day.
Syrup for bronchitis
This remedy against cough and inflammation of the respiratory organs, you can make it very easy with only a few seeds.
Preparation: Crush five quince seeds and cover with 100 ml of water. When you create a thick, slimy mass, add 15 g of fresh juice of plantain and 100 g of honey sage. Take one teaspoon three times a day before meals.