Persimmon

persimmon

Suitable for following types of body constitution:

Name: Persimmon.

Chinese name: 柿子.

Thermal nature: Cooling.

Flavor: Sweet.

Organ meridian: Heart, lung, large intestine.

Properties: Cools the body and moisturize the lungs. Quench thirst.

Best for: Use for treating coughing (heat-type or coughed blood).

Serving for one person: 100 to 200g.

Dietary caution: People with weak spleen and stomach should avoid eating persimmon.

Special note: Persimmon can also be processed to be a dried fruit (picture below).

dried persimmon

The main difference with fresh persimmon is that these dried ones have spleen-strengthening properties and also help to stop bleeding (internal & external).