Friday, November 27, 2009

Where to find Chinese herbs

I sometimes get questions on where to go to find Chinese herbs. In general, anywhere there's a Chinatown, there's a well-stocked Chinese herb shop, so plugging the terms "Herbs" or "Chinese Herbs" and your location into Google or other search engine can be informative. Wikipedia also has a surprisingly good list of Asian food stores (see, where you'll find herbs and many other useful ingredients.

For San Diego in particular, here are some stores that sell Chinese herbs:

• 99 Ranch Market, 7330 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92111, (858) 974-8899

• Nam-Bac Hang Chinese Herbs, 4623 El Cajon Blvd., San Diego, CA 92115, (619) 584-8957

• GEN MIN Acupuncture Herb Center, 2841 University Avenue, San Diego, CA 92104, (619) 297-0446

• Duong Xuan Duong, 6947 Linda Vista Rd., Suite F, San Diego CA 92111, (858) 492-9835

• Phat Dong, Inc., 4619 Convoy St., Suite D., San Diego CA 92111, (858) 694-0339

• Vinh Hoa Hong, 4619 Convoy St., Suite A-1 San Diego, CA 92111, (858) 694-0339

1 comment:

  1. Ranch 99 is usually very busy in the afternoons (especially on weekends), so we like to go in the mornings.