Strawberry

Strawberry

strawberry

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Strawberry.

Chinese name: 草莓.

Thermal nature: Cooling.

Flavor: Sweet, sour (slight).

Organ meridian: Spleen, stomach.

Properties: Cools the body and quench thirst. Strengthen spleen.

Best for: Use for quenching thirst. It is also use for indigestion, poor appetite. It is use for relieving dry cough. 

Serving for one person: Not available.

Dietary caution: None.

Cherry

Cherry

cherry

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Cherry.

Chinese name: 樱桃.

Thermal nature: Warm.

Flavor: Sweet, sour.

Organ meridian: Spleen, kidney.

Properties: Strengthen kidney, spleen and removes dampness in body.

Best for: Use for weak spleen with loose stools. It is also use for treating legs and knees pain due to weakness in kidneys.  

Serving for one person: 30 to 150g.

Dietary caution: Not available.

Hawthorn

Hawthorn

hawthorn

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Hawthorn.

Chinese name: 山楂.

Thermal nature: Warm (slight).

Flavor: Sour, sweet.

Organ meridian: Spleen, stomach & liver.

Properties: Strengthen spleen and aid ingestion (over consumption of meat). Promotes blood flow and relieves pain.

Best for: Use for over consumption of mean that leads to stomach bloatedness. It is also use to relief pains in body due to blood clogs.

Serving for one person: 3 to 10g.

Dietary caution: People with weak spleen and stomach should avoid consuming hawthorn. Women who are pregnant must avoid eating hawthorn.

Apple

Apple

apple

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Apple.

Chinese name: 苹果.

Thermal nature: Cooling.

Flavor: Sweet, sour.

Organ meridian: Spleen, stomach & heart.

Properties: Strengthen stomach and clams mind. 

Best for: Use for strengthening spleen and relief stomach bloatedness. It is also used to regain soberness after drinking alcohol.  

Serving for one person: Not available.

Dietary caution: Avoid over consumption because it will cause stomach bloatedness. 

Grapes

Grapes

grapes

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Grapes.

Chinese name: 葡萄.

Thermal nature: Neutral.

Flavor: Sweet, sour.

Organ meridian: Lung, spleen and kidney..

Properties: Strengthen energy and blood. Strengthen bones and encourage urination.

Best for: Use for deficiency in blood and energy. It is also use for irregular or heavy heartbeat.

Serving for one person: Not available.

Dietary caution: People who are yin deficiency should consume less grapes.

Tangerine

Tangerine

tangerine

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Tangerine.

Chinese name: 橘子.

Thermal nature: Neutral.

Flavor: Sweet, sour.

Organ meridian: Stomach & lung.

Properties: Improve appetite.  Moisturize lungs.

Best for: Use doe relieving coughing (with lots of phlegm). It is also use to relief stuffiness in chest area.

Serving for one person: Not available.

Dietary caution: People with yin deficiency and coughing should avoid eating tangerines.

Greengage

Greengage

greengage

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Greengage.

Chinese name: 青梅.

Thermal nature: Neutral.

Flavor: Sour.

Organ meridian: Lung, stomach, large intestine.

Properties: Promotes production of body fluids, smooth the throat and stops diarrhea. 

Best for: Use for sore throat and quench thirst.

Serving for one person: 6 to 9g.

Dietary caution: People with gastric pain and acid reflux should avoid eating greengages.

Guava

Guava

guava

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Guava.

Chinese name: 石榴.

Thermal nature: Warm.

Flavor: Sweet, sour.

Organ meridian: Spleen,  lung.

Properties: Stops bleeding and cough.

Best for: Use for very frequent urination. It is also use to relief coughing, loss of voice due to sore throat. 

Serving for one person: 10 to 30g.

Dietary caution: Over consumption of guava will lead to damage to lungs and teeth. The skin of guava has some poisonous substances, it is safer to eat guava without the skin.

Loquat

Loquat

loquat

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Loquat.

Chinese name: 枇杷.

Thermal nature: Cooling.

Flavor: Sweet, sour

Organ meridian: Lung, spleen.

Properties: Dissolves phlegm. Stops vomiting. 

Best for: Use for treating coughing (heat-type) and strengthen stomach. It also relieves dry mouth due to heaty stomach.

Serving for one person: 30 to 60g.

Dietary caution: Avoid over consumption. 

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