Materia Medica: Loquat
Loquat Fruit Tree Eriobotrya japonica
Also know as Chinese Plum, this cold hardy fruit tree is widely grown as a garden ornamental and commercial fruit and herbal medicine. Generous annual fruit production, plus many valuable Traditional Chinese Medicine remedies using the fruit and leaves for the throat and respiratory system. Thrives in full sun to part shade and well-drained soil.