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The First World Argy Wormwood Industry Convention to take place in Qichun, Hubei

Source: hubei.gov.cn 04/20/2017 05:04:16

The First World Argy Wormwood Industry Convention (WAWIC) is slated from May 26 to 29 in Qichun, Huangang of Hubei, according to a press conference held on April 19, 2017 in Beijing.

Argy wormwood is a medicinal plant, better known in China as Aicao (艾草). It is used in case of eczema, inflammation, bleeding and the treatment of menstruation.

Qichun is the largest producing region of Argy wormwood. It currently has over 600 companies specializing in the processing of this plant, with an annual output value of 2 billion yuan. The products are sold in some twenty countries and regions.

(hubei.gov.cn by Ruan Xinqi)