Quince: cure for Heart diseases, diarrhea, dysentery, handsome babies

Updated: Nov 2015
Quince: cure for Heart diseases, diarrhea, dysentery, handsome babiesQuince: cure for Heart diseases, diarrhea, dysentery, handsome babies

Family: Rosaceae
Genus:  Cydonia
Species: Cydonia oblonga
English Name: Quince
Urdu Name: Bahi
Arabic Name: Safarjal

Health Benefits / Uses /Cures:

۩  Weight Loss Aid
۩  Gastrointestinal Diseases
۩  Allergic Reactions
۩  Skin Health
۩  Blood Pressure Monitor
۩  Immune System Booster
۩  Circulation and Hair Health
۩  Heart diseases
۩  Diarrhea
۩  Dysentery
۩  Handsome babies

Quince in Hadith:

۞   It was narrated that Talhah(R.A) said:
”I entered upon the Prophet (ﷺ) and in his hand was some quince. He said: ‘Take it, O Talhah, for it soothes the heart.’”
(Sunan Ibn Majah, Chapters on Food, Vol. 4, Book 29, Hadith 3369,  Grade: Da’if by Darussalam)

۞  Hazrat Talha bin Ubaid Ullah (R.A) narrated that Rasullullah ( ﷺ- Sallallaho Alaihi Wa’sallam) said: This (Quince) makes the heart strengthen, makes the breath pleasant and relieves (removes) the burden of the chest.

۞  Hazrat Jabir bin Abdullah (R.A) narrated that Rasullullah (  ﷺ – Sallallaho Alaihi Wa’sallam) said, “Eat the Quince (Safarjal) because it cure the heart attack and relieves(removes) the burden of the chest”.

۞  Hazrat Anus bin Malik (R.A) narrated that Rasullullah (ﷺ – Sallallaho Alaihi Wa’sallam) said: the burden of the heart is removed by eating of the Quince.

۞  The Holy Prophet (ﷺ – Sallallaho Alaihi Wa’sallam) said, “Eat quince, for it sweetens the heart. For Allah has sent no prophet as His messenger without feeding him on the quince of Paradise.   (ref required)

۞  Rasullullah (ﷺ – Sallallaho Alaihi Wa’sallam) said, “Feed your pregnant women on quince, for it cures the diseases of the heart and makes the babies handsome”.   (ref required)

Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 238 kJ (57 kcal)
15.3 g
Dietary fiber 1.9 g
0.1 g
0.4 g
Thiamine (B1)

0.02 mg

Riboflavin (B2)

0.03 mg

Niacin (B3)

0.2 mg

Pantothenic acid (B5)

0.081 mg

Vitamin B6

0.04 mg

Folate (B9)

3 μg

Vitamin C

15 mg


11 mg


0.7 mg


8 mg


17 mg


197 mg


4 mg


0.04 mg


By Admin

Bahria University, Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Larkana, Sindh, Pakistan


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