pear (Pyrus comunis)

pears (Pyrus comunis) tree leaves fruits healthy medicinal natural

« Pears are one of the world's oldest cultivated and beloved fruits due to its unique fragrance and health benefits »

Common name(s): pear, common pear, European pear

Family: Rosaceae

Origin: Europe, Asia

Parts used: fruits, leaves

Constituents: flavonoid glycosides, phenols, saponins, tannins, mucilage, flavonoids, alkaloids, sterols, carbohydrates, essential oils, amino acids, terpenoids, arbutin, minerals (copper, calcium, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus) phytonutrients, vitamins (C, A, B, K)

Therapeutic actions: astringent, antioxidant, anti-aging, anti-carcinogen, cardioprotective, diuretic

Organs or systems affected: gastrointestinal system, respiratory system, kidneys, skin, intestines

Main medicinal uses:

  • fights cholesterol
  • protects the heart
  • treats fluid retention
  • deals with constipation due to high fiber content
  • helps slow down aging
  • maintains healthy blood pressure
  • prevents osteoporosis

Counterindications: Generally regarded as safe to consume in normal daily amounts in foods or herbal teas.

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