Houttuynia Herb is the dried aerial part of Houttuynia
cordata Thunb. (Fam. Saururaceae).
To remove toxic
heat, to promote the drainange of pus, and to relieve dysuria.
Lung abscess with purulent expectoration; heat in the
lung with cough and dyspnea; acute dysentery; acute urinary
infection; carbuncles and sores.
To be boiled briefly; of the fresh herb to be decocted or
pounded to make juice for oral administration. For external
use, appropriate quantity to be pounded into paste for topical
application or made into hot decoction for fuming and washing
of the lesion.