Common Floweringquince Fruit, Fruit of Common Floweringquince
Common Floweringquince Fruit/ Mu Gua 16oz
A Relaxing and Strengthening Fruit. Chaenomeles refers to the fruit of the Chinese flowering quince, called mugua (wood fruit); it should not be confused with the item sold in Oriental food markets as mugua, which is ordinary papaya.
Chinese Herb Actions
Relaxes the Sinews and Opens the Channels
For stiffness and spasms of the sinews, muscles stiffness and spasms, and muscle atrophy. This is one of the best herbs for relaxing the sinews. Also for weakness and pain in the low back
Harmonizes the Stomach and Transforms Damp
For abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea and nausea. Also for cramping of the calves and edema in the legs.
Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions
- Do not use in cases with hyperchlorhydria
Hyperchlorhydria, sometimes called chlorhydria, sour stomach or acid stomach, refers to the state in the stomach where gastric acid levels are higher than the reference range.
Do not use in cases with Internal Heat Stagnation and scanty dark urine