Herbal Medicine 101 @ Kamwo, NYC’s Oldest Chinese Herbal Dispensary
While you’ve probably walked by herbal drug stores or tea shops countless times, how much do you really know about the 2,000-year-old practice of traditional Chinese medicine? Step inside one of the country’s most respected herbal dispensaries, located in the heart of New York’s Chinatown, to get the real scoop behind what herbology is all about.
Join New York Adventure Club for an exclusive late-night visit to Kamwo Meridian Herbs, the oldest and largest herbal dispensary on the east coast dating back to 1973, which contains over 500 raw herbs, thousands of patent herbal products, and an extensive selection of acupuncture/natural wellness supplies.
Led by a staff member at Kamwo, our unique after-hours experience will include:
- The history and science behind Chinese herbal medicines, which were first discovered and applied more than two thousand years ago
- An overview and tour of Kamwo’s herbal dispensary operations, from sourcing the raw herbs, to fulfilling patient orders, to steeping herbs using custom-built, FDA-approved equipment
- Opportunities to see and touch a variety of different herbs, each one containing unique healing properties
- A relaxing tea tasting with a focus on its medicinal properties and Chinese herbalism philosophies
Afterward, you’ll have the opportunity to browse the store with a 10% discount in-hand, and mingle with your fellow Chinese herbal medicine enthusiasts over some tea and edible treats!Buy tickets/get more info now