Saturday, May 10, 2008

Guiling Gao (龜苓膏)

Guiling Gao, is a kind of black jelly like chinese medicine. Guiling, means the powdered shell of three-lined box turtles. It is mixed with several kind of chinese herb to become Guiling Gao.

It is normally slight bitter in taste, however, it become a chinese style dessert nowdays, people take Guiling Gao with honey or sugar. It is enjoyable and have medical value to skin, especially for ladies.

You can find Guiling Gao and several kind of chinese style herb tea in a chinese herb tea shop.

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