Name: Chinese yam.
Chinese name: 山药，淮山.
Thermal nature: Neutral.
Organ meridian: Spleen, lung, kidney.
Properties: Strengthen spleen and lungs. Protect kidneys.
Best for: Use to treat weakening of spleen and loose stools. It is also used to treat coughing due to weakness in lungs. Also recommended for frequent urination due to weakness in kidneys.
Serving for one person: 15 to 30g.
Dietary caution: Do not consume chinese yam if you have flu or fever symptoms.