Chinese name: 紫菜.
Thermal nature: Cold.
Flavor: Sweet, salty.
Organ meridian: Lung, spleen and bladder.
Properties: Dissolves phlegm, stops cough and reduce dampness in body.
Best for: Use for sore throat, coughing, insomnia due to lack of yin and water retention.
Serving for one person: 15 to 30g.
Dietary caution: People with weak spleen and stomach (loose stools) should avoid eating seaweed.