Two men picking loquats from the tree located out in front of a check cashing place at a busy intersection. The tall one picked and the other held open a plastic bag. Picked until it was full.
Loquat syrup is used in TCM to alleviate coughing and wheezing. It has a really great name – Pi Pa Ye. The syrup is made from the leaves but you can also make a tea. Just be sure to either put it in a cotton bag, or scrape the fuzzy part off of the leaf first or you may wind up coughing more!