Very interesting links, Phantas! Thank you! A lot of information there!
I did notice that the first four links all referred to Houttuynia's affect on viruses, and the last two referred to houttuynia's affect on lung cancer (always nice to know!), but none of them refer to it's bacterial fighting properties. Since Bartonella is a bacteria, and Houttuynia was the only
treatment I had for Bartonella, I believe that it has to have bacterial fighting properties as well - or I wouldn't have healed.
However, I did find this:www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18981565
"These data suggest that HCWE is stable and beneficial in the treatment of bacterial infection including intracellularly replicating pathogens and may solve antimicrobial misuse and overuse." en.cnki.com.cn/Article_en/CJFDTOTAL-SYYD702.024.htm
"Pharmacological researches show that Houttuynia cordata has the functions of antibiosis,antivirus,increasing immunity and anti inflammation."/www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/cpb/54/7/54_7_936/_article
Oh boy!! I think I hit the 'mother load'!! LOL! Here is a study that declares: " Both results indicate that HCT fractions inhibit cell wall synthesis as like as β-lactam antibiotics" (Penicillin, Amoxicillin, Ampicillin, Carbapenem, & more) link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13206-010-4312-8
Thanks for the incentive to get me to look some more!
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