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The unique climate of the Shangri-La plateau is ideal for growing various herbs including Rhizoma Gastrodiae, Chinese angelica, Chinese Caterpillar Fungus, etc. These are valuable medicines that are thought to improve the immune system. These items are a favorite of health-conscious tourists to the area.

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Caterpillar Fungus
It is the complex of the body of worm and fungus formed by the caterpillar fungus. Only China possesses this valuable medicine that is merely distributed on high mountain meadow region and the high mountain shrubs. Its medical value ranges more widely than that of other kinds of Chinese traditional tonic medicines with no side effects. It can nourish lungs and kidneys, stanch bleeding and reduce phlegm, cure long-term cough and asthma, coughing blood caused by fatigue, impotence and emission. Today the most common way to prepare the caterpillar fungus is to stew chicken or pettitoes with them.
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Caterpillar fungus has great medical value.

Chinese Angelica
Chinese angelica is used mainly to treat menstrual cramps, regulate menstrual periods, and lessen menopausal symptoms. In oriental medicine, Chinese angelica is frequently combined with other herbal products and used to treat conditions including allergies, arthritis, asthma, or high blood pressure. InShangri-La, it is a common dish to stew pigs foot, mutton or chicken with Chinese angelica.
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It will make you food more delicious.

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