Name: White fungus.
Chinese name: 银耳.
Thermal nature: Neutral.
Organ meridian: Lung, stomach and kidney.
Properties: Moisturize lungs and strengthen stomach. Nourish the body and promotes ‘yin’.
Best for: Use for treating coughing (dry cough, with blood). It is also used for treating lack of ‘yin’ and gets thirsty easily.
Serving for one person: 3 to 10g.
Dietary caution: People with cold type coughing should avoid eating white fungus.