Photo of the day: Ginseng Oral Liquid

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3:10 AM HKT, Tue November 14, 2017

Our photo theme this week: It Came from the Convenience Store. Various and sundry “only-in-China” goods that can be found at any corner xiaomaibu.

This is just your standard-issue, garden variety Ginseng Oral Juice. Adan appraised it as part of his Family Mart Vitamin Functional Drinks Taste Test:

Wild American ginseng is valued to the point that some states have declared it a threatened or endangered species. But that doesn’t stop it from being canned up by Wanji Group and distributed across China, where people drink it to fight stress and fatigue, and to boost the immune and digestive systems.

Get a stronger dose of that chronic tonic here:

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