Luffa

Luffa

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Luffa.

Chinese name: 丝瓜.

Thermal nature: Cooling.

Flavor: Sweet.

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.