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Mu Gua

Also Known As:

Cydonia oblongata, Mu Gua
Family: Rosaceae.




Mu Gua               Properties:  SOUR - WARM                                 Dosage: 4.5 – 12g.

Quince                             Meridian: LIVER, SPLEEN

Fruit              -relax sinews and muscles - dispel cold-Bi, calf cramps

   -harmonize stomach, reduce food stagnation


Also Used For:

Orally, Mu Gua/Quince is used for digestive disorders, diarrhea, coughs, and gastrointestinal inflammation.
Topically, Mu Gua/Quince is used as a compress or poultice for injuries, inflammation of the joints, injuries of the nipples, and gashed or deeply cut fingers. A topical lotion is used to soothe the eyes.















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