Purify Your Mind, Body and Soul - the Chinese Medicated Way
As Hangzhou gets colder and colder, a winter tonic might just be what you need…
Taking a medicated potion, at this time, is a traditional Chinese custom based on the theory that around the winter solstice human body temperature drops to its lowest which in turn reduces metabolism and aids the absorption of nutrition.
Chinese Medicated Diet has been brewing for hundreds of years – with a mélange of essential ingredients - it combines both the efficiency of medicine and the delicacy of food and can be used to prevent and cure diseases, restore one’s energy and prolong one’s life.
First practiced by our ancestors you too can now follow this traditional Chinese custom and purify your mind, body and soul the Chinese medicated way.
HQYT Medicated Diet Restaurant
As an essential part of the prestigious HQYT (Hu Qing Yu Tang) Pharmacy and benefiting from its age-old history of preparing Traditional Chinese Medicine, HQYT Medicated Diet Restaurant shows considerable proficiency in preparing various forms of palatable Chinese Medicated dishes and in doing so enjoys wide popularity, particularly in the winter months.
The restaurant offers a wide selection of Chinese medicated dishes, including Ginseng in hot Toffee and Duck Soup Stewed with Caterpillar Fungus (a Tibetan herbal medicine). Adorned with TCM calligraphies and pictures the restaurant’s ambience, like its dishes, is infused with Traditional Chinese Medicine, even the private dining areas in the restaurant are named after herbal medicines.
From the lingering of herbal aromas and savouring of delicious dishes to the visually appetising atmosphere – dining in this restaurant allows you to appreciate Chinese culture whilst at the same time healing a number of senses.
Add: No.227, Hefang Street (河坊街227号) Tel: (0571)87817294
The sun is shining and the autumn wind is just right. In such good weather, it is a good idea to travel back in time in the Hangzhou Confucius Temple. Here, you can cultivate your mind and soul. In the temple, tablets can be seen everywhere, positioning people instantly in the ancient seat of learning in the capital city of the Southern Song Dynasty. Here, you can stop and appreciate the ancient moss-covered stone tiles, which seems to narrate the thousands-of-year history of the Confucius Temple.