|▲ Sancheong Jirisan Herbal Medicine Farming Association Corporation / President Gwon Young-sik|
Sancheong County is famous for rich medicinal herbs. It is said that more than 1,000 kinds of medicinal herbs are found in Jiri Mountain. Some says the best health remedy is nature and this natural healing involves naturopathy, dietary, detoxification and immunotherapy.
As natural healing and dietary especially is rising a good way to keep sound body, it is natural that medicinal herb growers have been clustered around the Jiri Mountain.
Sancheong Jirisan Herbal Medicine Farming Association Corporation was established with the mission to make and supply the true natural health food to people. From cultivation to distribution, the corporation pays utmost attention to detail.
Some of the hot sellers are black bamboo and snail extract, turmeric extract and powder, yam extract, raisin tree extract and sweet wormwood extract. Sweet wormwood is known to be excellent for cancer, diabetes, asthma and dysentery and it is the most profitable product of the Corporation at the moment.
Chondroitin in snails, cow, sea cucumber and the penis of a sea bear is known to be good for arthritis and fracture. The Corporation added black bamboo to this which is good for inflammation to make black bamboo snail extract.
Curcumin in turmeric is known to be good for cancer, liver, diabetes and high blood pressure while turmeric is known to be good for skin, pain and aging.
The Corporation president Gwon Young-sik says “Many health functional food manufacturers extract herbs by flash heating but we do it by ripening for more than 10 hours, a method that cannot destroy nutrients. The right amount also is very important for good effect.”
Gwon emphasizes that no additives are added to any products of the Corporation but the price is rational while the quality is excellent.
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