Persicaria odorata aka rau răm or Vietnamese coriander
Propagate : cuttings
Light : sunny
Water : once a day
Soil : good drainage
Fertilizer : twice a month
The leaves are used as a diuretic, stomachic, febrifuge and anti-aphrodisiac. The fresh leaves appear to have abortifacient properties
Treat snake bite : Juice prepared from the crushed leaves is taken as an antidote against poisonous snake bite treat fever, vomiting, ringworm and phagedaena : the leaves can be crushed into a paste and externally applied.