International students listen to introduction on traditional herbal medicine at Cai Tong De Pharmacy.
A group of 12 international students from Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) visited the renowned Cai Tong De Pharmacy on Nanjing East Road in Shanghai on March 31.
Under the guidance of teachers and pharmacy employees, the students learned about the efficacy of some traditional herbals by smelling, touching and tasting. They also learned how to make herbal paste.
Established in 1882, the Cai Tong De Pharmacy is a time-honored TCM brand in Shanghai. The pharmacy has a partnership with the university to promote TCM internationally. Students from the university also get to perform internships at the pharmacy.
The Cai Tong De Pharmacy offers international students from Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine a chance to learn more about TCM.