“21 Proven Health Benefits of Houttuynia Cordata Herb”

“21 Proven Health Benefits of Houttuynia Cordata Herb”

written by: Dr. Paul Haider
by: Dr. Paul Haider
Houttuynia cordata Houttuynia cordata

"Improves Physical Performance and Helps Heal Almost Everything"

This wonderful herb has no side-effects and had been used in Chinese Medicine for thousands of years and works wonders for boosting up your immune system, promoting probiotics to thrive in your gut, gives you lots of energy, it's a powerful antioxidant, anti-aging agent, helps with cancer, works well for allergies, asthma, urinary tract infections, allergic reactions and helps with HIV. And the whole plant is edible and it's very tasty and can be used in all kinds of recipes. But most of all it's free food, you might have it growing in your yard or in the cracks of your driveway.

Where it Grows - First found in China, Japan, and South East Asia, Vietnam, Thailand, Australia, and now in the US in Pennsylvania, Florida, Louisiana and the Southern part of Texas and many other places in the US.

Other Names - Also known as the chameleon plant in the US, also fish leaf, fish mint, rainbow plant, heart leaf, Chinese lizard tail or pinyin or fish-smell herb, fish wort, or bishop's weed, ja mardoh, giấp cádokudami, court jester, and other common names.

Growing - The plant likes moist soil, or even submerged in water, and light shade. The plant has heart-shaped green leaves with white flowers... or even a mixed red, green, and yellow leaves with white flowers.

Taste - It has a fishy minty taste and works well in fish dishes and lots of culinary recipes.

Parts Used - The leaves, stems, and roots are all edible.

Contains - Houttuynia Cordata contains - Alkaloids, calcium for strong bones, rutin and quercetin powerful antioxidants, isoquercetin, flavonoids, glycosides, limonen, magnesium for enzyme production, potassium for water regulation and cardiovascular health, methyl decanoate, lauric acid, pyridine, hyperin, and many more healing agents.

Helps to Create More Probiotics - Fermentation process of this herb in the body helps to grow more beneficial bacteria in the gut thus greatly improving our immune system. Our gut is our immune system, and thus works wonders for lots of immune building processes. Houttuynia Cordata keeps bad bacteria from taking over and helps good bacteria to thrive.

Harvard Medical School said the following - "A growing body of scientific evidence suggests that you can treat and even prevent some illnesses with foods and supplements containing certain kinds of live bacteria... Gut-dwelling bacteria keep pathogens (harmful micro-organisms) in check, aid digestion, and nutrient absorption, and contribute to immune function."

Huge Amount of Antioxidants - Houttuynia Cordata contains a huge amount of powerful antioxidants including rutin and quercetin. Which help to prevent DNA damage and heal DNA damage and thus prevent and heal disease.

Treats Pneumonia and SARS - Studies show that Houttuynia Cordata can also treat pneumonia and SARS lung infections. Because it is a great antibacterial and antiviral agent. And it also works well for asthma, bronchitis, and other lung conditions.

Great for Cancer - Because Houttuynia Cordata contains so many powerful antioxidants it can slow and stop the growth of cancer. And it also kills cancer cells. Works wonders for rectal cancer, breast cancer, prostate cancer, and just about all cancers.

Helps with Obesity - Houttuynia Cordata is low in calories and high in fiber and helps to promote good metabolism and great digestion thus helping with obesity.

Herpes Treatment - Houttuynia Cordata can also help with herpes because it's a powerful antiviral agent.

Improves Physical Performance - This herb releases nitrous oxide and opens up the blood vessels of the body and enhances physical performance.

Helps with Diabetes - Studies show that Houttuynia Cordata can lower blood sugar and thus works well for those who suffer from diabetes. In fact, big pharma is doing studies with this plant to see if it can heal diabetes.

Slows the Aging Process - Because this wonderful herb contains so many powerful antioxidants it helps to slow the aging process. I highly recommend taking this herb on a regular basis for long-life.

Promotes Skin Health - Studies show that Houttuynia Cordata is a very good detoxing agent that helps to promote healthy skin and heal acne, eczema, and psoriasis.

Powerful Anti-inflammatory - Because Houttuynia Cordata contains powerful antioxidants it's an amazingly healing anti-inflammatory food. Works well for joint pain, swelling, redness, and pain in general.

Also Heals - Houttuynia Cordata also helps to heal edema, enteritis, dysentery, lung infections, mastitis, urinary tract infections, and more.

Powerful Antibacterial and Antiviral - Studies show that Houttuynia Cordata kills salmonella bacteria and other infections. And Houttuynia Cordata also helps to kill viruses in the body.

Great for the Liver - Houttuynia Cordata is also a good detoxing agent for the liver thus helping to promote more energy and stamina.

Promotes Good Cardiovascular Health - Houttuynia Cordata is great for cardiovascular health because of all the powerful antioxidants and it opens up coronary arteries and enhances cardiovascular function.

Detoxing - In Japan a tea of the leaves is made called "dokudami cha" which works wonders for detoxing the body.

Culinary Uses - The leaves can be used in salads, the roots are cooked with dried fish, used in soups, stews, casseroles, stir-fries, curry dishes, and just about any recipe you can imagine.

Making Houttuynia Cordata Tea - Take 2 leaves and cut them up and place them in a cup of boiling water and let steep for 15 minutes and then drink. Take as much as you like... it's a food.

Forms - You can buy the seeds, powders, capsules, tinctures, buy the live plants and much more.

Finding - You can find lots of it on amazon.com and on ebay.com and other places online and they might have it at your local health food store.

Dose - There is no real dose because Houttuynia Cordata is food... so enjoy!

No Side Effects - There are no side-effects to this herb because it is food. But as with all herbs those who are pregnant, nursing, or small children should not use this herb.

This is a Must Have Herb to Have on Hand


Dr. Paul Haider - Master Herbalist

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