Chinese name: 丝瓜.
Thermal nature: Cooling.
Organ meridian: Lung, liver, stomach and large intestine.
Properties: Cools body and clears phlegm. Cools the blood and detox.
Best for: Use for removing heatiness and clearing of phlegm. It is also recommended for treating coughing (heat-type). It is used for reliving water retention.
Serving for one person: 60 to 120g.
Dietary caution: People with loose stools and weak kidney should not consume luffa.