Yanjin County Shopping
Yanjin county(盐津县) is rich in natural resources. You can find many kinds of local specialties in the local market. Usually, in each town, the markets are opened three days a time, and in the county seat, markets are opened everyday. If you don’t know what to buy in these local market, some local specialties are listed as follow:
Yanjin Kang Brick Tea(盐津康砖茶)
As early as in 1960s, Yanjin county was listed as one of the 107 highlighted tea producing county. Kang brick tea is the specialty of Yanjin county, it is mainly sold to Xizang province. It is made of golden jade tea, the manufacture is not complex while its’ taste is fragrant.
Cephalotaxus fortunei is mainly spread in Yanjin and Yiliang county , Zhaotong city. It is proved that it contains anticancer natural base(抗癌生物碱) and it has certain curative effect to some kinds of cancer like gastric cancer, lymph cancer and so on.
Luohan Bamboo Shoot(罗汉笋)
Luohan bamboo shoot is mainly planted in Leibo county, Sichuan province, in recent years, people in Yanjin county plant it widely. Luohan bamboo shoot contains rich nourishment, especially vitamin and protein, it enjoys the reputation of bear’s- paw among bamboo shoots. It has the function of digesting, curing high blood pressure, clearing heat and so on. It is also named as the king of vegetarian diet.