Houttuynia cordata an herb native to southern China, Korea, Japan, and Southeast Asia. It can boost the immune system and fortify the body against infection by neutralizing and eliminating free radicals due to its high levels of potent antioxidants. Its antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic properties can treat a variety of illnesses ranging from Dysentery to preventing liver damage. It has been used to treat upper and lower respiratory tract infections. The powerful antibacterial and anti-viral qualities of this plant are used to treat pneumonia, bronchitis, asthma, and cough. Additionally, Houttuynia can prevent the irritation of the stomach caused by H. Pylori.