Alias: Fructus Root, Cinnamomum, Coriander, Fructus Aurantii, Aster, Pleurotus ostreatus, Wildflower Wheat, Nine Lotus, Pulmonary Grass, Stinkweed, Stinky Herb
Storage time: one week
Houttuynia cordata is a tender stem and leaf of amaranthaceae, a perennial herb. The whole plant is fishy and can be fried, served cold or used as soup.
Nutrition facts of Houttuynia cordata
Content (per 100 g)
Content (per 100 g)
Effects of Houttuynia cordata
The effect of clearing heat and detoxifying, eliminating belching and purging, diminishing swelling, swelling, and phlegm. Indications Tonsillitis, pulmonary abscess, urinary tract infection, pulmonary fever, asthma, malaria, edema, edema, sore, fever, eczema, prolapse .
How to choose Houttuynia cordata
Buy fresh Houttuynia, preferably with lush leaves, greenish colors, and strong fishy odor. If you choose dry Houttuynia cordata, it is better to have no impurities and no moisture.
Houttuynia cordata storage method
Fresh Houttuynia cordata is wrapped in plastic bags and stored in the refrigerator freezer; dry products are packed in sealed containers and stored in a cool place.
Knowledge of Houttuynia cordata
Houttuynia cordata has a certain antibacterial effect. Because of its volatile oil components such as houttuin and lauraldehyde, it has a certain inhibitory effect on Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus aureus, and Shigella. Staphylococcus has a stronger effect. Experiments show that Houttuynia cordata fresh juice has a significant inhibitory effect on Staphylococcus aureus, and the effect will be reduced after heating. At the same time, Houttuydin and Houttuynia decoction can obviously promote the phagocytic ability of leukocytes and enhance the body's immune function. In addition, the quercetin contained in Houttuynia cordata has the effect of dilating blood vessels, can effectively dilate the renal blood vessels, and contains a large amount of potassium salts to enhance the diuretic effect. Finally, Houttuynia cordata can also improve the fragility of capillaries, promote tissue regeneration, and have analgesic, hemostatic, and cough-reducing effects, but no expectorant and asthmatic effects.
Houttuynia Related People
suitable for majority of the people. 1. Suitable for patients with influenza, frequent constipation, hot and humid spleen and stomach, abdominal fullness, nausea and vomiting, and those who do not think about eating or drinking. 2. However, those with debilitating constitution and scabies are cold, without redness, swelling and pain, and should not be taken.