Dong Gua Ren (Semen Benincasae)
Properties: sweet, cold
Channels: Lungs, Stomach, Large Intestine, Small Intestine
Key Characteristics: Facilitates removal of pathogenic water and clears heat from the Lungs and Intestines. Loosens phlegm and promotes the discharge of pus (e.g. in lung abscess or intestinal abscess). Also good for vaginal discharge from damp-heat.