Sweet Potato

sweet potato

Chinese Name: 番薯, 地瓜, 红薯

Thermal Nature: Neutral

Flavor: Sweet

Organ Meridian: Spleen, kidney

Properties: Relieves constipation, promotes energy and body fluids

Best Use For: Treating constipation, relieving water retention due to weakness in spleen

Dietary Caution: People with loose stools should avoid consuming sweet potato

Suitable For: Balanced body constitution, Qi deficiency body constitution