Heart-leaved Houttuynia is a perfect plant for terrarium, garden and pond. Hottuynia cordata grows well in moist to wet soil and even slightly submerged in water in partial or full sun .It also tolerates dry soil. It has orange-scented, heart-shaped leaves with spreading rhizomes and tiny white flowers. Heart-leaved Houttuynia is also herbaceous plant. Shoots and leaves are eaten raw or cooked. Juice from the roots is used for treating indigestion and applied to the skin to treat wounds and skin diseases.