English: watermelon fruitTaste: sweet Temperature: cold Channels entered: Bladder, Heart, Stomach
Cautions & Contraindications:
- Use with caution in those with cold from deficiency of the Spleen and Stomach.
Actions & Indications:
- Clears summerheat and generates fluids: for summerheat patterns, especially those with significant thirst and dark, scanty urine and dry heaves.
- Promotes urination and expels jaundice: recently used as an adjunct in the treatment of icteric hepatitis.