Yu Xing Cao (Herba Houttuyniae)
Properties: acrid, cool
Channels: Large Intestine, Lungs
Key Characteristics: Clears heat, eliminates toxins. Acts specifically on the Lungs (e.g. Lung abscess with coughing of pus and blood, or phlegm-heat clogging Lungs) and also damp-heat in the lower Jiao (e.g. urinary tract infection or diarrhea).
Additional Notes: Needs 15g at least, do not boil for longer than five minutes. Can drink as a tea, the flavour is not unpleasant. If you would like this herb dispensed as a tea please inform us in the ‘special instructions’ box during checkout and we will bag separately.