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Beating the heat with cooling herbs


Remedy: Phang arranging bottles of ready-made herbal tea at his shop for customers who want to cool off on the spot.

Remedy: Phang arranging bottles of ready-made herbal tea at his shop for customers who want to cool off on the spot.

JOHOR BARU: Traditional Chinese medicine shops here are chalking up brisk sales of herbs said to have cooling properties, thanks to the current hot weather and also the World Cup football season.

Tan Cing Tong, who is a shop proprietor at Taman Bestari Indah here, said that sales of herbs like jin yin hua (Honeysuckle flower), dried chrysanthemum flowers and yang shen xu (American ginseng) have gone up by about 30% in the past two weeks.

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