Suitable for all types of body constitution.
Name: Japonica rice.
Chinese name: 大米， 粳米.
Thermal nature: Neutral.
Organ meridian: Spleen, stomach & lung.
Properties: Strengthen spleen, promotes energy, calm stomach and stops diarrhea.
Best for: Use to treat weak energy (Qi) in spleen and stomach. Good for people feeling tired easily. Also recommended for people who feels irritated and thirsty easily.
Serving for one person: 50 to 200g.
Dietary caution: Most of the grain’s nutrition is in the grain’s coating. Always make sure to consume a mixed of whole grains and white rice. Consuming only white rice will not get your body the essential nutrition from grains.
Special note: Japonica rice is different from Thai rice. Instead of longer and thinner, Japonica rice is fatter and shorter. According to traditional chinese medicine, Japonica rice is a better choice for spleen and stomach.