Jiangcheng County Shopping

What to Buy in Jiangcheng County

Jiangcheng Hani and Yi Autonomous County (江城哈尼族彝族自治县) is a county under the jurisdiction of Pu'er City, Yunnan Province, China. Jiangcheng Hani and Yi Autonomous County is a multi-cultural County with many ethnic minority groups, including the Dai, Yi, Hani, etc. They live together harmoniously and retain their cultural legacy and life practices. When you travel to Jiangcheng Hani and Yi Autonomous County, you can buy some things as Pu’er Tea(普洱茶), Pu'er Tbacco (普洱烟叶), Yi People Costumes(彝族服饰), Sanyaguo Fruit(三丫果), Shellac(紫胶/虫胶) and so on.

1. Pu’er Tea(普洱茶)

Puer Tea is a variety of fermented and aged dark tea produced in Yunnan province, China. Fermentation in the context of tea production involves to microbial fermentation and oxidation of the tea leaves, after they have been dried and rolled. This process is a Chinese specialty and produces tea known as Hei Cha (黑茶), commonly translated as dark, or black tea (this type of tea is different from what in the West is known as "black tea", which in China is called "red tea" 红茶). The best known variety of this category of tea is Pu-erh from Yunnan Province, named after the trading post for dark tea during imperial China.

2. Pu'er Tbacco (普洱烟叶)

Tobacco is a product prepared from the leaves of the tobacco plant by curing them. The plant is part of the genus Nicotiana and of the Solanaceae (nightshade) family. While more than 70 species of tobacco are known, the chief commercial crop is N. tabacum. The more potent variant N. rustica is also used around the world. Tobacco contains the alkaloid nicotine, which is a stimulant. Dried tobacco leaves are mainly used for smoking in cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco, and flavored shisha tobacco. They can be also consumed as snuff, chewing tobacco, dipping tobacco and snus. Tobacco use is a risk factor for many diseases, especially those affecting the heart, liver, and lungs, as well as many cancers. In 2008, the World Health Organization named tobacco as the world's single greatest cause of preventable death.

3. Yi People Costumes(彝族服饰)

The Yi people’s traditional costumes vary in different regions. In Mt. Liangshan area in Sichuan Province and west Guizhou, men usually wear black jackets with tight sleeves and right-side askew fronts, and pleated trousers with wide bottom. While in some other areas, men wear tight-bottomed trousers, and grow a small path of hair above the forehead to be tied with a turban. Women wear embroidered jackets and pleated long skirts hemmed with multiple layers. They use turbans to wrap their hair. Middle-aged women wear black turbans, while young women prefer embroidered square kerchiefs. Their accessories include earrings, bracelets, rings, collar press, and so on. When going outdoors, men and women wear a dark woolen cape with long tassels reaching to the knees.

4. Sanyaguo Fruit(三丫果)

Sanyaguo Fruit is a kind of wild green food, its flesh mainly with three identified arguments with purple and white, juicy, sweet and rich in amino acids and vitamins. It is very popular in the market and suitable for all ages, which is the best gift for good friends and relatives.

5. Shellac(紫胶/虫胶)

Shellac is a resin secreted by the female lac bug, on trees in the forests of India and Thailand. It is processed and sold as dry flakes (pictured at right) and dissolved in ethanol to make liquid shellac, which is used as a brush-on colorant, food glaze and wood finish. Shellac functions as a tough natural primer, sanding sealant, tannin-blocker, odour-blocker, stain, and high-gloss varnish. Shellac was once used in electrical applications as it possesses good insulation qualities and it seals out moisture. Phonograph (gramophone) records were also made of it during the 78-rpm recording era which ended in Western countries during the 1950s. From the time it replaced oil and wax finishes in the 19th century, shellac was one of the dominant wood finishes in the western world until it was largely replaced by nitrocellulose lacquer in the 1920s and 1930s.

Where to Buy in Jiangcheng County

In Jiangcheng County, it is convenient to buy the local products. Many shops are sold the local products. Such as,

1. Najiangnacheng

Add: No. 20 Minzu Street, Menglie Town, Jiangcheng County

2. Jiangcheng Shenshanlaolin Local Products Dealership

Add: Room 302, Gaoshan Hotel, No. 52 Lianyi Road, Menglie Town, Jiangcheng County

Burmese Grape in Jiangcheng County, Puer

Burmese Grape in Jiangcheng County, Puer

Baccaurea ramiflora or Burmese Grape (三丫果)  is a specific fruit product from Jiangcheng. The name of Sanya (trivalve) is given for each fruit’s flesh is born in three lobes with...

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