Many Hongkongers are familiar with Wai Yuen Tong, a prestigious manufacturer of Chinese medicine since it was founded in 1897. Using traditional methods, while keeping in time with contemporary ingredients, Wai Yuen Tong has recently launched the ‘Energy Plus+’ series of ready-to-drink Korean red ginseng extract, packaged in sachets of ten per box ($298). Containing six-year-old Korean red ginseng root, jujube, blueberry concentrate, honey, and grapefruit seed extract, this essence is said to have anti-ageing and anti-fatigue properties, as well as increasing vitality for men. Take note, guys!
The sudden drop in temperature, which seems to make some of us break out the ski jackets in Hong Kong (no judgement here!), can cause colds, flu and general illness. Not to mention the ongoing outbreak is still at large, so taking care of your health is so important, now more than ever. With that in mind, here are the best healthy drinks and elixirs to try as an alternative to medicine. By Elaine Wong and Fontaine Cheng
RECOMMENDED: For alternative ways to keep good health and wellness, check out our introduction to CBD and the products available in Hong Kong. To relax and destress, try essential oils, or sip on some cold-pressed juices to cool down.