Broad Bean

broad beans

Chinese Name: 蚕豆

Thermal Nature: Neutral

Flavor: Sweet, pungent (slight)

Organ Meridian: Spleen, stomach

Properties: Strengthen spleen, encourage urination, detoxify and relieve swelling

Best Use For: Relieving water retention and detoxification purposes

Serving Per Day For One Person: 30 to 60g

Dietary Caution: As some people may have allergy to broad beans, start with a smaller quantity when consuming it for the first time. Overconsumption can lead to bloated stomach. 

Suitable For: Balanced body constitution, Phlegm and dampness body constitution