Chinese Medicated Tea Stalls specialise in herbal brews with medicinal properties. They are traditionally patronised by the Chinese who believe in maintaining an equilabrium between the yin and yang forces within them. This dietary doctrine maintains that the body may become overheated or overcooled, and need to be brought back to normal. Medicinal teas help to cool down the overheated system.
Most of the medicated tea stalls can be found by the roadside, though a few have stationed themselves in shophouses as well. The majority are in the Chinatown part of the city, along streets such as Kimberley Street , Cintra Street and Campbell Street . If you are looking for shops selling Chinese medicine, look under Chinese Medical Halls.
Shong Hor Hin Medicated Tea Stall, Kimberley Street, Penang (30 August 2012)
Shong Hor Hin is a shop selling medicated tea along Kimberley Street. It is located between Kim Leng Joss Stick Shop and Pulau Pinang White Ant Service.
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