Houttuynia cordata Tea Fish Mint Tea
Houttuynia cordata is also used in used in folk for diuresis and detoxification and herbal medicine for its antiviral, antibacterial and antileukemic activities. Recently it has been suggested that it might have anti-obesity properties.Houttuynia cordata was used by scientists to tackle SARS as it is conventionally used to treat pneumonia
H. cordata injection, a traditional Chinese medicine, is often used to relieve abnormal lung symptoms, infectious disease, refractory hemoptysis and malignant pleural effusion in .
Vap Ca is a very popular tonic in Japan and is used as a tonic , but also for chronic earache.The beverage dokudami cha (Japanese: ドクダミ茶; literally "Houttuynia cordata tea") is an infusion made from the leaves, Oolong tea leaves, and Job's Tears.