Fish mint is a very familiar food in daily meals and can be processed into many delicious and nutritious dishes. In addition, this vegetable is also used in the treatment of many diseases very effectively.

Fish mint’s scientific name is Houttuynia cordata Thunb. has other names such as fish worms, fish worms, fish apricot, cypress japonica, cypress japonica or cypress japonica belonging to the Saururaceae family. The stem grows upright, prefers moist places with small roots that often grow at the nodes on the rhizome and the rhizome often grows underground. Fish lettuce has a spicy, sour, fishy taste, cool properties and nutritional ingredients that are beneficial to humans.

Chemical composition of the plant Houttuynia

Fish mint contains many nutrients that are beneficial to humans and have many medicinal values: vitamin A, vitamin B, iron, protein, calcium and active ingredients good for health: reynountrin, active ingredient methyl- n-Nonykelton, isoquercitrin, active ingredient calcium sulfate, oleic acid and calcium chloride. Along with chemical ingredients: quercetin, limonene, hyperin, myrcene, rutin, capric acid, stearic acid, afzefin, acetaldehyde…

Benefits of Shoutout

Uses of Fish mint can be considered as a herbal antibiotic (containing decanoyl-acetaldehyde) with antibacterial effects that inhibit streptococcus, pneumococcus, aureus, E. coli, etc., treating secondary diseases. health, enhance reproductive health (the leaves contain folic acid and vitamin B).

In addition, Houttuynia leaves have many other uses such as: strengthening capillary walls, diuretic, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, and cooling (fish mint leaves contain quercetin and isoquercitrin, which have the ability to eliminate toxins in the body very good and the flavonoid compounds found in fish mint have the ability to promote wound healing after acne), treat fever (in children), breast pain due to clogged milk ducts (in women), and treat pimples (in children). inflammation),…

Some folk remedies from fish mint can be referenced

  • Treatment of constipation: Take 10 grams of fresh fish mint leaves, wash them and let them dry. Steep the dried leaves in hot water to replace drinking water every day. Should be used continuously for 10 days to see clear effects.
  • Hemorrhoid treatment: Fish mint leaves are eaten raw every day combined with cooking, soaking and washing.
  • Treatment of pimples: Take about 10 – 12g of fish mint, wash, and crush. Next, apply it to the skin area affected by pimples. Use medical tape to cover the pimple area to avoid infection.

You want to use fish mint, a good natural herb, but you don’t have time to cook because you’re too busy with work, children, family… you can find and use a cup of RUTON tea bags right away. The product produced by OPC Pharma  has the main ingredient from “Fish mint” combined with 02 other herbs, “Yellow Chrysanthemum and Hoe Hoa”, conveniently packaged in tea bag form, you can use it anywhere. anywhere at home or in the office.

RUTON tea bag product recipe ingredients
Fish mint (Herba Houttuyniae cordatae)                     915 mg
Flos (Flower bud) (Flos Styphnolobii japonici imaturi)    540 mg
Chrysanthemi indici (Flos Chrysanthemi indici)                  45 mg

Uses of RUTON tea bag products: diuretic, laxative, used as a daily drink for everyone.

  • Treats symptoms related to varicose veins: heavy legs, swollen veins in limbs, internal hemorrhoids, external hemorrhoids.
  • Treat constipation, pimples, allergies (hives, contact with foreign objects, food allergies).
  • Prevent broken capillaries and brain hemorrhage in the elderly.
How to use:
Put the tea bag in about 100 – 150ml of boiling water, wait 3 – 5 minutes. You can add sugar or lemon as desired. Can be used regularly every day instead of tea or other drinks.