The therapeutic value of Houttuynia cordata is worth recommending. It contains trace elements such as manganese, zinc, and copper that are necessary for the human body. It is also rich in vitamins C, E, and niacin. Houttuynia cordata is also a good source of essential amino acids. Houttuynia cordata is the best raw food, with its unique aroma, unique taste and pleasant flavor. Fresh Houttuynia cordata can be eaten with leaves and roots, and can be fried, served cold or made into soup. When cold mixing , first wash off the old roots, marinate with salt for 5-10 minutes, then add raw soy sauce, vinegar, sesame oil and mix well, and finally add the dry pepper section and coriander section that burst out. Cold salads make people appetite , increase appetite and improve digestive function. When buying fresh Houttuynia cordata, it is better to have lush leaves, green color and strong fishy smell. If it is dry, it is better to have no impurities and dry. In Japan, Houttuynia cordata is very pop ular. In addition to traditional Chinese medicine and medicated diet, it is also used in functional health foods (addition of food such as tea and beverages). Several dietary prescriptions are introduced for reference only.
60 grams of Houttuynia cordata, 100 grams of rice, moderate sugar. When the rice porridge is cooked, add the shredded Houttuynia and white sugar and cook. It has the effect of clearing heat and detoxifying, eliminating belching and phlegm, and can be used to treat lung dysentery, cough, gonorrhea, edema and dysentery caused by heat poisoning and sputum heat.
150 grams of Houttuynia cordata, 1-2 eggs, moderate amount of oil, salt, spring onion. Wash and cut the houttuynia cordata; the eggs are opened and the egg liquid is stirred. Put oil in a wok, stir-fry into Houttuynia cordata until soft, pour egg liquid, stir fry into pieces, sprinkle with green onions, and add salt to serve. Taken once a day, it can clear heat and detoxify, nourish yin and nourish the lungs, and assist in treating the symptoms of tiredness in the summer and pulmonary asthma.
100 grams of Houttuynia cordata, 50 grams of mung beans, 200 grams of pork belly, ginger, spring onion, salt. Houttuynia cut into sections, pork belly cut into pieces. Put pork belly and mung beans in a saucepan, cook for 40 minutes , then add Houttuynia, ginger, green onion, salt, and cook for 10 minutes. It can clear heat and detoxify, invigorate the spleen and relieve heat, and diuretic and swell. It can be used as an appetizer to relieve heat and appetite for ordinary people, and can also help treat chronic liver, spleen, lung, kidney and other organs.
It is worth noting that the above amount of Houttuynia cordata is fresh, halved the amount of dried product, and it should be soaked at the same time; fresh Houttuynia cordata has a strong gaseous smell.