4 Of The Best Chinese Herbal Remedies For Restoring Your Health
Celebrate Chinese New Year by stocking up your spice cupboard with these cold weather must-haves
23 January 2019
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Christmas may be over for another year, but the most important date in the Chinese calendar is fast approaching, which means there’s another excuse to carry on the festivities of the party season.
Millions of people will be celebrating Chinese New Year on February 5, with colourful parades, performances and displays taking place across the globe.
In China, you’ll hear it being called ‘chunjie’, or the Spring Festival, as the holiday marks the end of the coldest days. While the chilly weather might be staying put here in the UK, people typically celebrate the date as the start of the spring season and the fresh start it brings.
It’s traditionally marked with fireworks, prayers and big family feasts in China, but there are smaller ways you can pay tribute to the zodiac next month.
We spoke to Dr Sarah Brewer, medical director of Healthspan (healthspan.co.uk), to round up an alternative list of time-proven Chinese herbal tonics, that are used to ease all kinds of everyday ailments.