Extracted the book "Chinese Medicine by the plants": small guide of the good being of Eve Rogans In MCT (Traditional Chinese Medicine), the taste of a plant determines its therapeutic function partly.
PRICKING: Disperse and moves Chi. Concerne mainly the lung
SWEETEN: Invigorate and harmonizes, sometimes humidifies. Relate to Spleen
LAND-MARK: Drain and dries, relates to mainly the heart
ACID: Prevents or opposite the abnormal flows of fluids and energy. Relate to the liver
DIRTY: Purge the intestines and softens. Relate to mainly the Kidneys
INSIPID: Absorb moisture and supports the micturition, which helps at the same time spleen and the kidneys.