What Herbs Are Used In Chinese Medicine?

Chinese medicine boasts over 300 herbs used to cure various conditions and maintain general body health. This traditional practice dates back to 2,200 years, but the first written record is seen in the 3rd century BCE. The practice has infiltrated Western culture and continues to be widely used to date....

What Is A Baiji Dolphin?- Chinese River Dolphin

The Baiji is a probably extinct species of freshwater dolphin that thrived in the Yangtze River ecosystem in China. The Baiji white dolphin is speculated to be the 1st dolphin species to disappear due to human encroachment on its natural habitat. The Baiji dolphin population in the Yangtze River...

What Does Yuanbao Mean In Chinese?(Sycee)

The history of money as a payment mode goes back thousands of years, with ancient China being at the forefront of its development. The yuan bao was among these monetary developments, as well as serving an important function in Chinese culture and history – questions that we intend to...

What Does Ginkgo Mean In China?

Ginkgo biloba is also identified as the Maidenhair tree in the West due to its leaves’ resemblance to those of the common maidenhair fern and is a tree native to China. When young, the tree has a cone-like shape, but as it grows older, it takes on an irregular,...

What Is A Dragon Boat Race?-Detailed Answer&Tips

Dragon boat racing is a fun-filled popular water sports activity. If you’re thinking of taking up the sport or are just curious about dragon boats, read this informative article to get a better insight. I had never heard of dragon boats up until they made their Olympic Games debut...

What Are Chinese Pickles?-Quick Answer&Tips

Chinese pickles are preserved vegetables and a part of their tradition. Today, they boast more than 100 different types. They are a flavorful appetizer or side dish. The pickled ingredients vary from cabbage to bamboo shoots and are pickled in a combination of vinegar and water. You can choose...

Imperial College Chinese Name- Guozijian

The Chinese Imperial College was the highest institute of higher education in the country and is famously known as Guozijan. This national institution was established after the Sui dynasty during the reign of Emperor Yang of Sui. The Imperial College was established to train talent for the ruling class...

Who Is Mazu In Mythology? – Chinese Goddess Of The Sea

Mazu is an interesting character in Chinese mythology who is said to have lived a very extraordinary life compared to her agemates. I will explain in detail how Mazu lived her life, died, and became the sea goddess. What is Mazu? Mazu or Matsu is a Chinese goddess believed to have...

Who Is Guanyin In Chinese Mythology?-Bodhisattva Of Compassion

Guanyin is the god of compassion, mercy, and love that is worshiped by most Buddhist. This god was first regarded as a male god, but as time progressed, the gender of this god seemed more female and today, most people who worship Guanyin regard this god as female. This...

What is Zha cai(Cha tsai)?-Chinese Mustard Stem

Zha Cai is among the common dishes in China and can be eaten raw or used as an ingredient. In this article, I will explain where zha cai originated, what it tastes like, and how it is usually prepared. What is Chinese Zha cai? Chinese Zha cai is a...