Winter melon

winter melon

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Winter melon.

Chinese name: 冬瓜.

Thermal nature: Cold (slight).

Flavor: Sweet.

Organ meridian: Lung, large and small intestine, bladder.

Properties: Encourage urination, cools body, dissolve phlegm, detox.

Best for: Use for water retention and dissolve phlegm. Excellent in cooling summer heat in the body. It is also used for removing poison caused by fishes, wine.

Serving for one person: 60 to 120g.

Dietary caution: People with loose stools should consume with limited quantity.