Chinese name: 萝卜.
Thermal nature: Cooling. Neutral (after thoroughly cooked)
Flavor: Sweet, pungent.
Organ meridian: Spleen, stomach, lung, large intestine.
Properties: Aid digestion, dissolve phlegm, stops bleeding, encourage urination.
Best for: Use for indigestion, overeating. Relief constipation, heat-type coughing (with yellow phlegm).
Serving for one person: 30 to 100g.
Dietary caution: People with weak spleen and stomach (loose stools) should avoid eating raw / uncooked radish.
Special note: There are myths saying radish will contradict all chinese medicine, this is not true. Radish is only not compatible with chinese herbs that have energy boosting effects such as ginseng.