Barley

barley

Suitable for the following types of body constitution:

Name: Barley.

Chinese name: 大麦.

Thermal nature: Cooling.

Flavor: Sweet, Salty.

Organ meridian: Spleen & kidney.

Properties: Strengthen spleen and encourage urination.

Best for: Use to treat bloated stomach and difficulty in urination.

Serving for one person: 30 to 60g.

Dietary caution: People who have cooling body constitution should avoid eating barley. People who have loose stools should avoid it as well. 

Special note: Barley is different from chinese barley. Chinese barley has an additional effect that is beneficial for Phlegm and damp body constitution.