Medicinal properties of medlar

Medlar is a fruit that resembles a cracked apple and is extremely healthy and delicious. They are rich in lipids, fiber, potassium, protein, carbohydrates, vitamins A, B1, B2 and C and contain very few calories, making them ideal foods for diabetics and people who want to lose weight. The following are the medicinal properties of the medlar.

They can be consumed as a medicine or as a treat. This fruit is rich in iron and is important for muscle health, brain development and help in building hemoglobin. For example, women lose blood every month during menstruation, which is why they are at high risk of anemia, so they are advised to eat medlar.

There is a high amount of Vitamin C in the medlar, which is an excellent remedy for gum disease and scurvy.


Medium tea is also great for outdoor use, which is done by pouring a spoonful of crushed unripe fruit with boiling water and letting it stand for about half an hour. The strained tea should be drunk three times a day in case of diarrhea and may also be flushed out of the mouth if gum bleeding is present.

If you want to know how to relieve menstrual cramps, you can try the aforementioned fruit, which helps relieve the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome and can be regulated throughout the month. It is this fruit that will eliminate the pain associated with nausea and hunger in women who have pain cycles.

If you have decided to consume delicious fruits of an interesting name, it is good to know how you can eat them. They are eaten in half and their contents are removed with the help of a spoon. Fruit must be well washed before consumption. The fruit itself is inedible until it is half rotten.


Candied fruits, jam, syrup, jelly, jam and homemade liqueur can be prepared from the medlar, and most often eaten as a dessert in combination with fresh cheese.

It should not be overstated with the consumption of medlar as it can cause diarrhea in large quantities, which can lead to food poisoning and headaches. Children are not advised to eat medlar.

Another tastier type of medlar is a Japanese medlar named after a non-medulla, the taste of which is a blend of mango, peach and citrus. Non-spool properties have great applications in skin health and beauty, which is why many use it when it comes to beauty treatments.

Author: A.Z., Photo: Róbert Kolozsi / free images

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