Chaenomeles lagenaria Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
Chinese-quince flowering-quince Japanese-quince
Chaenomeles lagenaria

Medical use

Economic importance of Chaenomeles lagenaria

Environmental ornamental ornamental
Human food fruit fruit
Medicines folklore folklore

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Geografical distribution

  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Native
    • China: China - Fujian, Gansu, Guangdong, Guizhou, Hubei, Jiangsu, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan
    Cultivated
    • Eastern Asia: Japan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Native
    • Indo-China: Myanmar

Biological activities

ACE-Inhibitor
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Acidifier
Tartaric-acid found in Fruit
Additive
Tartaric-acid found in Fruit
Allergenic
Citric-acid found in Fruit
Alpha-Amylase-Inhibitor
Citric-acid found in Fruit
Analgesic
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Angiotensin-Receptor-Blocker
Potassium found in Fruit (13200 ppm)
Anorexic
Arsenic found in Fruit (0.07 ppm)
AntiBPH
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
AntiCFS
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
AntiHIV
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
AntiLyme
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
AntiMS
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
AntiPMS
Calcium found in Fruit (2300 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Manganese found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antiacne
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antiacrodermatitic
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antiaggregant
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Antiakathisic
Iron found in Fruit (110 ppm)
Antialcoholic
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Manganese found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antiallergic
Calcium found in Fruit (2300 ppm)
Antialopecic
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antialzheimeran
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antianemic
Copper found in Fruit (24 ppm)
Iron found in Fruit (110 ppm)
Manganese found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antianginal
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Antiangiogenic
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antianorectic
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Antianorexic
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antianxiety
Calcium found in Fruit (2300 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Antiaphthic
Citric-acid found in Fruit
Antiarrhythmic
Calcium found in Fruit (2300 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (13200 ppm)
Antiarthritic
Calcium found in Fruit (2300 ppm)
Copper found in Fruit (24 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Manganese found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antiasthmatic
Hcn found in Seed
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Antiatherosclerotic
Calcium found in Fruit (2300 ppm)
Citric-acid found in Fruit
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Malic-acid found in Fruit
Antibacterial
Citric-acid found in Fruit
Malic-acid found in Fruit
Anticalculic
Citric-acid found in Fruit
Anticanker
Iron found in Fruit (110 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Anticataract
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Anticephalagic
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Anticheilitic
Iron found in Fruit (110 ppm)
Anticlimacteric
Calcium found in Fruit (2300 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Anticoagulant
Citric-acid found in Fruit
Anticoeliac
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Anticold
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Anticolitic
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Anticonvulsant
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Anticoronary
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antidandruff
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antidementia
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antidepressant
Calcium found in Fruit (2300 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (13200 ppm)
Antidiabetic
Copper found in Fruit (24 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Manganese found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antidiscotic
Manganese found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antidote
Hcn found in Seed
Antidysgeuzic
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antidyskinetic
Manganese found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antidysmenorrheic
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Antieczemic
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antiencephalopathic
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antiendometriotic
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Antienterotic
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Antiepileptic
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Manganese found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antifatigue
Copper found in Fruit (24 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (13200 ppm)
Antifibromyalgic
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Malic-acid found in Fruit
Antifibrotic
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antifuruncular
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antigastrotic
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Antiglaucomic
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Antihangover
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antihyperkinetic
Calcium found in Fruit (2300 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Antihypertensive
Calcium found in Fruit (2300 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (13200 ppm)
Antihypoglycemic
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Antiimpotence
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antiinfective
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antiinfertility
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
Copper found in Fruit (24 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Antiinsomniac
Calcium found in Fruit (2300 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antileishmanic
Citric-acid found in Fruit
Antilepric
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antileukonychic
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antilithic
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Antilymphomic
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antimaculitic
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antimastalgic
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Antimenopausal
Calcium found in Fruit (2300 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Antimenorrhagic
Iron found in Fruit (110 ppm)
Antimetastatic
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antimigraine
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Antimitral-valve-prolapse
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Antimutagenic
Citric-acid found in Fruit
Antinephrolytic
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Antineuropathic
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antineurotic
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Antinociceptive
Copper found in Fruit (24 ppm)
Antinyctalopic
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antiobesity
Calcium found in Fruit (2300 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antiosteoporotic
Calcium found in Fruit (2300 ppm)
Copper found in Fruit (24 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Manganese found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antiototic
Manganese found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antioxidant
Manganese found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antiperiodontitic
Calcium found in Fruit (2300 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antiplaque
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antiprolactin
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antiprostatitic
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antiretinopathic
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Antirheumatic
Calcium found in Fruit (2300 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antiseborrheic
Citric-acid found in Fruit
Malic-acid found in Fruit
Antiseptic
Citric-acid found in Fruit
Malic-acid found in Fruit
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antispare-Tire
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antispasmodic
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (13200 ppm)
Antispasmophilic
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Antistomatitic
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antistress
Calcium found in Fruit (2300 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Antistroke
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (13200 ppm)
Antisyndrome-X
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Manganese found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antitic
Calcium found in Fruit (2300 ppm)
Antitinnitic
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antitriglyceride
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Antitubercular
Citric-acid found in Fruit
Malic-acid found in Fruit
Antitumor
Citric-acid found in Fruit
Malic-acid found in Fruit
Antitussive
Hcn found in Seed
Antiulcer
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Anxiolytic
Calcium found in Fruit (2300 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (13200 ppm)
Astringent
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Bacteristat
Malic-acid found in Fruit
Beta-Blocker
Potassium found in Fruit (13200 ppm)
Bronchosedative
Hcn found in Seed
Bruchiphobe
Malic-acid found in Fruit
CNS-Depressant
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Calcium-Antagonist
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Calcium-Channel-Blocker
Calcium found in Fruit (2300 ppm)
Cardioprotective
Copper found in Fruit (24 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (13200 ppm)
Cardiotoxic
Potassium found in Fruit (13200 ppm)
Collagenic
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Contraceptive
Copper found in Fruit (24 ppm)
Copper-Antagonist
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Deodorant
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Disinfectant
Citric-acid found in Fruit
Diuretic
Calcium found in Fruit (2300 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (13200 ppm)
Ergogenic
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
FLavor
Citric-acid found in Fruit
Tartaric-acid found in Fruit
Hemopoietic
Malic-acid found in Fruit
Hemostat
Citric-acid found in Fruit
Hypertensive
Sodium found in Fruit (80 ppm)
Hypocholesterolemic
Calcium found in Fruit (2300 ppm)
Copper found in Fruit (24 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Hypoglycemic
Manganese found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Hypotensive
Calcium found in Fruit (2300 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (13200 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Immunomodulator
Copper found in Fruit (24 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Immunostimulant
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Immunosuppressant
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Insecticide
Hcn found in Seed
Insulinogenic
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Irritant
Citric-acid found in Fruit
Tartaric-acid found in Fruit
Laxative
Calcium found in Fruit (2300 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Leptingenic
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Litholytic
Citric-acid found in Fruit
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Mucogenic
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Mycobactericide
Citric-acid found in Fruit
Malic-acid found in Fruit
Myorelaxant
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
NF-kB-Inhibitor
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Nephrotoxic
Mercury found in Fruit (0.05 ppm)
Neurotransmitter
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Odontolytic
Citric-acid found in Fruit
Pesticide
Arsenic found in Fruit (0.07 ppm)
Hcn found in Seed
Malic-acid found in Fruit
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Prooxidant
Iron found in Fruit (110 ppm)
Refrigerant
Citric-acid found in Fruit
Respirastimulant
Hcn found in Seed
Rodenticide
Hcn found in Seed
Schizophrenigenic
Copper found in Fruit (24 ppm)
Sequestrant
Tartaric-acid found in Fruit
Sialogogue
Malic-acid found in Fruit
Spermigenic
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Testosteronigenic
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Tranquilizer
Calcium found in Fruit (2300 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Trichomonicide
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)
Uterorelaxant
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Vasodilator
Calcium found in Fruit (2300 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (990 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (13200 ppm)
Vasomotor-Stimulant
Hcn found in Seed
Vulnerary
Zinc found in Fruit (21 ppm)

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
Arsenic Fruit 0.07
Calcium Fruit 2,300
Citric-acid Fruit
Copper Fruit 24
Hcn Seed
Iron Fruit 110
Magnesium Fruit 990
Malic-acid Fruit
Manganese Fruit 15
Mercury Fruit 0.05
Potassium Fruit 13,200
Sodium Fruit 80
Tartaric-acid Fruit
Zinc Fruit 21
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]