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Today we walk into the life of acanthopanax drugmakers.

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He baoquan owns one of the three workshops for acanthopanax in Zhangjiayao Village. He has been in this line of work for over a decade.













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Acanthopanax liquid can only be produced during winter and spring. Workers take the bundled raw materials to the workshop. At 2000 yuan per ton, the materials are not cheap.

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They all wear thick gloves to protect themselves from the thorns on the acanthopanax roots. These plants have a similar efficacy as ginseng, which can be used to adjust body function.

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Traditional technique is used to make the liquid. The process is quite simple: grinding, decocting and barreling.

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“After the first frost, all the leaves fall out and the sap stops flowing, leaving a higher concentration of drug, which will drop when spring approaches. Thus winter and spring is the ideal time for our work,” said He Baoquan.

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One worker pours materials into the pot and the other keeps stirring the pot. It takes 2 hours to get it done and another 12 hours to make condensed liquid.










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