Houttuynia cordata has long been popularly used with many great uses for health and beauty. Houttuynia cordata is carefully selected and tested extracted in the form of dried extract, which is widely used in the production of health foods. The following article will provide detailed information about the medicinal herbs Houttuynia cordata and Houttuynia cordata extract.
1. General introduction of medicinal herbs Houttuynia cordata
1.1. Plant description
Houttuynia cordata is a herbaceous perennial and is commonly found in moist places, with rounded or flattened stems. The plant has rhizomes that grow underground. The stem is about 15 – 50 cm tall, hairy or less hairy, the stem is green or purple-red. The stem is very brittle and breaks easily.
The leaves are alternate, heart-shaped, with pointed tips and dark green upper surface, slightly purple underside, leaves have a slightly fishy smell when crushed. Leaves have small hairs along the veins on both sides.
Houttuynia cordata Hoaflowers grow in clusters from 2 to 2.5 cm long, bearing many small, star-shaped flowers of pale yellow color. The capsule has smooth, oval seeds.
World: Houttuynia cordata is a tree found in Asia such as China, Japan, Thailand and Southeast Asian countries.
In Vietnam: Houttuynia cordata grows everywhere in wet areas. People harvest Houttuynia cordata for cooking or preparing medicine.
The whole plant of Houttuynia cordata is used medicinally and is harvested year-round but is best done in summer when the tree is green and has many clusters of fruit. Houttuynia cordata after being picked, cut off the roots and then cut into small pieces to dry or can be used fresh.
Houttuynia cordata contains a lot of antibiotic and anti-inflammatory ingredients, so it has a good effect in supporting the treatment of acne, urticaria, rashes, …
Houttuynia cordata has the effect of controlling and stabilizing blood sugar levels in the body. Therefore, Houttuynia cordata vegetable is also considered as a potential effective drug for diabetic patients.
In addition, Houttuynia cordata also helps detoxify the body and strengthen the immune system extremely well. Using Houttuynia cordata helps with diuretics and toxins in the body will be eliminated through this way.
2. Houttuynia cordata extract
Houttuynia cordata extract is extracted from fresh Houttuynia cordata leaves and stems that are harvested, selected and cleaned. The use of fresh herbs for extraction helps to ensure that the active ingredients are kept intact and not lost through processing and drying. In addition, using fresh herbs also helps to ensure the quality of medicinal herbs and reduce production costs.
The method used to extract Cao Houttuynia cordata includes 2 stages:
– Stage 1: Using suitable solvents to extract medicinal herbs. Leaves and stems of Houttuynia cordata collected from nature (raw medicinal herbs) are washed, then divided into specified sizes, warmed with a certain amount of solvent in a certain ratio, then extracted completely by technological equipment High.
– Stage 2: After obtaining the extract, filter it, then spray-dry to remove the granulating solvent with a moisture content of not more than 10%.
Dried herbal extracts after being prepared have 10 times higher content of active ingredients and medicinal properties than fresh herbs. The process of making the dried paste also brings many advantages in the preservation and use of pharmaceuticals. Dried Cao is tested for active ingredients and proven to be clinically effective. Products are safe when used directly or made into pharmaceutical preparations, functional foods.
3. Product Information
Product Name: Houttuynia cordata extract
Description: Greenish yellowish green uniform fine powder.
Dosage form: Powder, dried extract
Specification: 1kg, 2kg, 5kg, 10kg, 25kg
Solubility: good solubility in water
As suitable raw materials for dosage forms: nuggets, powders, effervescents, capsules, tablets, syrups
Taste: Slightly salty, slightly spicy, fishy smell
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