Public Health Ministry launches herbal gift baskets


BANGKOK, 21 December The Ministry of Public Health has launched eight types of herbal gift baskets for health conscious consumers for the New Year period.

According to Deputy Public Health Minister Dr Chonlanan Sikaew, the newly launched gift baskets are not only alcohol-free but also filled with local herbal products and fruits with nutritious or therapeutic properties.

Examples of these baskets include the Tri Than Thip gift set featuring three types of herbal juice, comprising Triphala which has cancer fighting properties, Malva nut which can cleanse the intestine and Roselle which can reduce blood pressure.

The Benja Kesorn tea set is packed with pollens from five types of flower which are Sarapee, Jasmine, Bullet wood, Cobra’s saffron and Sacred lotus which are cardio-tonic and refreshing.

Other gift sets are fruit baskets, products made of lotus, products made of nine types of grain, products made of ten types of spice, books on traditional Thai medicines as well as a set of five herbal plants.

The eight types of gift baskets can be purchased at all branches of Chao Praya Apai Phubet shops and numerous department stores.