English :Chinese pear
Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Species :communis Linn.
Habit :Bulk- canopy tree
Parts Used :Fruit
Mode of Preparation :Fruit crushed with water for juice.
Mode of use :Fresh
Ingredients :Fruit contains organic acids ( 0.24%), carbohydrates (19%), protiens (4.4%) and amino acids. Leaves contain kaempterol, heart wood contains dihydrokaemp- feride, prudomesin, lencoan thocyanidin, rhamnose, xylose, arabinose, galactose and aromadendrin.
Ailment Treated:Fruit is astringent, sweet taste and cardiac tonic. Juice of fruit is used for increasing intelligent and memory power. Unripe fruit is used as astringent and for urinary problems.
Source:Generally cultivated in home gardens.