Name: Bitter Gourd.
Chinese name: 苦瓜.
Thermal nature: Cold.
Organ meridian: Spleen, heart & lung.
Properties: Cools body, brighten eyes and detox.
Best for: Use for quenching thirst from summer heat. Relief swollen / pain in the eyes.
Serving for one person: 30 to 60g.
Dietary caution: People with weak spleen and stomach (loose stools) should avoid eating bitter gourd.