Lily

lily

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Lily.

Chinese name: 百合.

Thermal nature: Cold (slight).

Flavor: Sweet, bitter (slight)

Organ meridian: Heart, lung.

Properties: Nourish the lungs, claims the mind and helps in sleeping.

Best for: Use for coughing (due to yin deficiency) and treating blood in phlegm. Also use to improve sleeping quality and reduce the frequency of dreaming. 

Serving for one person: 6 to 12g.

Dietary caution: People who are coughing (cold-type) must avoid eating lily. People with loose stools should avoid lily too.