Name: Lotus seed.
Chinese name: 莲子.
Thermal nature: Neutral.
Organ meridian: Spleen, kidney, heart.
Properties: Strengthen spleen and relief diarrhea. Calms the mind and aid sleeping.
Best for: Use for strengthening spleen and kidneys. It is also use for improving sleep quality and irregular heartbeat.
Serving for one person: 6 to 15g.
Dietary caution: People with dry hard stools should avoid eating lotus seeds.