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  • Houttuynia (Yu Xing Cao) - Fishy Smelling Herb - Concentrated Powder Form 100 Gram Bottle - Plum Flower

Houttuynia (Yu Xing Cao) - Fishy Smelling Herb - Concentrated Powder Form 100 Gram Bottle - Plum Flower Brand

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How to Use Houttuynia Herb Concentrated Powder

Houttuynia Herba
Concentrate Form (Plum Flower Brand)
Code 25500C

Other Names

Houttuynia cordata
Fishy Smelling Herb

Chinese Name Yu Xing Cao
Pack Size
100 Gram Bottle  5:1 Ratio
Origin China
Product Properties
Acrid, cool, liver, lung.
Other Ingredients Dextrin, Non GMO Corn
Caution Toxicity is mild. Vaginal applications have caused inflammation but symptoms subsided after stopping the applications.

Yu Xing Cao in concentrated powder form is easy to use.  Just add hot water.  No need to brew or to strain, as the process has already been completed.
Perfect for those who travel, or can't brew the tea.  
Plum Flower who is manufactured by Mayway is an ethical, environmentally conscious supplier of Chinese herbal products. We do not support nor condone the cruel treatment of animals. Plum Flower does not conduct animal testing on our products, nor do they allow others to test on our behalf. Additionally, Plum Flower requires thier suppliers to certify that the raw materials used in the manufacture of our products are not tested on animals.

About Houttuynia

Houttuynia is one of the herbs which is used when Lyme disease is present. Houttuynia is anti-inflamatory, antipyretic, antitussive, anti-viral, anti-microbial, detoxicant, diuretic, and refrigerant. Formulas for flu, particularly the Avian flu are intergrading houttuynia with traditional formulas such as Jade Screen Formula (with astragalus as a major constituent). Formulas may includes additional herbs which benefit the lungs: the anti-infection herb houttuynia, the yin nourishing glehnia, and the congestion-alleviating centipeda (an herb, not to be confused with the insect centipede).


Yu Xing Cao has been used for centuries in traditional Chinese medicine and has a wide range of beneficial properties. It has therapeutic benefits for several medical conditions. Present-day applications of hottuynia include use for:


    • inflammation of the respiratory tract
    • over-expansion of bronchi
    • whooping cough
    • water retention
    • infection after surgery
    • lowering fever
    • bacterial diarrhea
    • jaundice

 Houttunia Herb is known as fishy smell herb, or Bishop's weed.  In addition to the laboratory testing required by the different GMPs, Plum Flower conducts additional testing for contaminants such as heavy metals, mircobacteria, and pesticide residues.



Please note: 
Definitions of the following forms which are products are sold in.

Powdered Concentrates 5:1 Ratio of an herb in Powder form.  100 gram container size.(3.5 oz)
This has been processed, and usually has dextrin added.
Powdered Herb This is the herb, root, berry, twig, or any form of the herb, which has been Powdered into a fine mesh which usually can be put into capsules.  Most of the Powders herbs are in a 1 pound size, unless otherwise noted.
Cut and Sift This the herb, root, berry, twig, or any form of herb cut into manageable pieces. In general about 1/4 thick.  Size of herbs are 1 pound containers
Whole In very rare occasion herbs are whole, for example the Reishi Mushroom, Noto Ginseng, Mandrake, and Marigolds. Size of herbs are 1 pound containers.  If concerned please call.
Teapills These are small pills which have already been formulated and made into small pills.  Usually the size of small peas. The teapills are swallowed whole. The formula is usually based on Ancient Chinese Medicine.
Capsules Are Gelatin Capsules, unless noted as vegetarian capsules.  Please see each individual product for further information
Tablets Are a hard tablet ranging in various sizes. Please see each individual product for further information
Extracts An extract is produced by adding alcohol to an herb and letting the medium activate the components of the herbs, as well as to preserve the herbs
Loose Leaf The herb is not in a teabag.  It is loose in the packaging.  Sizes of the leaf vary from 1/4 inch to 1 inch depending on herb and brand.


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