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Jecheon Medicinal Herb Market

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The Government-Designated Special Well-Being Medicinal Herb Zone

Jecheon Medicinal Herb Market

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Due to its geographical conditions turning it into a traffic hub, Jecheon Medicinal Herb Market has become one of the 3 major drug markets in Korea. A total of 60 items are distributed in the market, including hwanggi (Milk Vetch Roots), danggwi (Dong Quai), polygonatum, dedeok, cnidium, safflower, ogapi (Siberian Ginseng), Codonopsis pilosula, saengang (Ginger), insam (Ginseng), angelica koreana root, platycodon, Eucommia ulmoides, tree peony, Siler divaricatum, codonopsis, sansuyu, Bupleurum falcatum, yulmu (Job’s Tears), mugwort, peony, foxglove, Chinese lovage, and Oriental raisin tree. Of particular note is that the market is responsible for 80% of the nation’s hwanggi (Milk Vetch Roots) distribution, which comes out to 30,000 tons annually.

The merchants of Jecheon Medicinal Herb Market grow, process, and distribute the medicinal herbs themselves, allowing them to deliver their products to pharmaceutical companies, KT amp;G, and more.

Korean licorice, which is referred to as pharmaceutical licorice, was first successfully cultivated in Jecheon, and possesses superior medical ingredients and quality to Chinese licorice, making it more expensive. Parking lots can be found at the market entrance and at the stores.

  • Address5, Yongducheon-ro 11-gil, Jecheon-si, Chungcheongbuk-do, Korea
  • Contact
  • Homepage www.jcyakcho.org
  • Market Days Permanent market (open all year round)

Directions

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  • Jecheon Station : 3 min. on foot -> Jecheon Station Bus Stop (160, 120, 130, 140, 150, 161, 170, 670, Gagok-Jecheon, Gosudaegyo Bridge- Jecheon, Danyang-Jecheon) -> Donghyeon-dong Police Station Bus Stop (7 min.) -> 9 min. on foot
  • Jecheon Express / Intercity Bus Terminal : 3 min. on foot -> Intercity Bus Terminal . Woori Bank Bus Stop (46, 1-3) -> Ildong APT Bus Stop (7 min.) -> 12 min. on foot:

Surrounding Information

Around Jecheon Medicinal Herb Market  24 Spot
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