The Chinese plum, or loquat, is best known for being made into cough syrups to ease sore throats and coughing associated with bronchitis. It is also used to ease stomach aches. If the fruit is eaten in quantities it is known to have sedating properties helping you to fall asleep. The leaves are used to help prevent vomiting and are used externally to treat acne and eczema.
Chinese Plum Tree / Loquat (Pi Pa / Pi Pa Ye) and other herbs by visiting our Herb Directory.