Chinese name: 黄瓜.
Thermal nature: Cooling.
Organ meridian: Spleen, stomach & lung.
Properties: Cools the body, encourage urination, detox.
Best for: Use for heat-related illness and ease thirst. Also used for water retention and low frequency of urination.
Serving for one person: Not available.
Dietary caution: People who just recovered from illness should avoid eating cucumber.