Radish

radish

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Radish.

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.