The Common Quince. Nat. Ord. Pomaceae. Linn. Syst. Icosandria Pentagynia. Hab. India, cultivated in Europe.
Med. Prop. and Action. The seeds (Oydonium) are demulcent, and in decoction (gr. cxx., Water Oj.; boil ten minutes and strain) may be used locally, in aphthous affection*, excoriations of the mouth, in some forms of ophthalmia, &c. It is of little value.
Cytisus Scoparius. See Sarothamnus Scoparius.