Seizing opportunity from Sarawak rainforest herbs, rep tells Chinese medicine practitioners

Lo (center) launches the Chinese Medicine and Physicians Sarawak Business Transformation Forum with others.

KUCHING (July 9): Chinese medicine practitioners and businesses should seize the opportunity to use Chinese herbs in Sarawak’s rainforest to create business opportunities, Batu Kitang MP Lo Khere Chiang said. .

He believed that there are unlimited business opportunities for Sarawak rainforest herbs to be exported to China, Taiwan, South Korea, Japan and Asian countries to earn foreign currency.

He pointed out that Sarawak is uniquely endowed with many Chinese rainforest herbs.

“Chinese medicine practitioners can easily use Chinese herbs from the tropical rainforest to treat various diseases of the people.

“People who consume Chinese rainforest herbs can not only cure diseases, but also boost their health, killing two birds with one stone,” he said at the Business Transformation Forum. of the Federation of Chinese Medicine and Physicians 2022 in a big hotel here today.

Lo, who is the chairman of Padawan Municipal Council (PMC), hopes that after the forum, more people can understand traditional Chinese medicine and complementary medicine, and use them more for treatment.

He also hoped that similar events and forums could be held in Sarawak every year, attracting foreigners to come to Sarawak for business and tourism opportunities, and promote Sarawak’s tourism and economy.

He suggested that the organizer should also make Chinese medicine practitioners and foreign tourists come to the Sarawak rainforest to seek Chinese herbal medicine, which can further promote the development and business opportunities of herbs. Chinese medicines.

The forum, which was jointly organized by the Sarawak Federation of Chinese Medicine and Physicians and the State Ministry of Tourism, aims to boost the economy and Chinese medicine business opportunities in Sarawak.

Supported by the Malaysian Ministry of Health, Department of Traditional and Complementary Medicine, the forum attracted traditional Chinese medicine practitioners from across Malaysia, China, Taiwan and Korea.