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Agar Oil in TCM:Explore the properties of Agar Oil according to Chinese
Nutrition and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM):
Channels: LU, LI, LV
Flavors: sweet, salty
Regulates: clears heat, eliminates toxins, resolves phlegm
Agar is a jelly-like substance, obtained from algae  and discovered in the late 1650s or early 1660s by Mino Tarōzaemon in Japan, where it is called kanten.