HK SciFest 2019: Chinese Medicine Workshop (Herbal Teabag and Comfrey Balm)

As an integral part in the Chinese culture, Chinese Medicine has significant influence to the daily lives of Chinese people. While the statement “medicine and food originate from the same source” is the portrait of our ancestors in remote antiquity, herbal tea and balm are some of the real examples of practical applications of Chinese Medicine in our daily lives. This Chinese Medicine workshop offers opportunity for participants to try making herbal teabags and balm, exploring the theory and practice in Chinese Medicine as well as experiencing the cultural philosophy of life preservation and well-being maintenance. On the other hand, Participants can visit the teaching facilities of the School of Chinese Medicine, The University of Hong Kong through this activity.