Cucumber

cucumber

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Cucumber.

Chinese name: 黄瓜.

Thermal nature: Cooling.

Flavor: Sweet.

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.