Contemporary Western medicine may largely dominate most clinics, pharmacies, health stores and even some traditional Chinese medicine halls. But that doesn’t mean traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is completely falling out of favour. In fact, TCM remains as relevant as ever, particularly for those who are seeking an alternative to Western medicine. That said, here are the Top 10 Chinese Medicine Halls in Singapore!
1) Chong Hoe Sing
Located at Blk 211 in Toa Payoh Lor 8, Chong Hoe Sing has been around since 1989. They supply a wide range of quality herbs such as American ginseng and goji berries and even calming tea blends like jasmine, lavender and osmanthus. Chong Hoe Sing also has its own Singapore-certified TCM physicians, offering various treatments such as cupping therapy, acupuncture and moxibustion.
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2) Lao Ban Niang
Lao Ban Niang has come a long way since its humble beginnings as a mini-mart selling canned foods and preserved sundries back in the late 1970s. Since then, they have expanded into a full-fledged store housing more variety such as herbal teas and TCM ranging from cordyceps and roots. Lao Ban Niang also offers the convenience of online shopping but if you prefer to visit their physical store, you can locate their store right here.
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3) Thye Shan Medical Hall Singapore
Thye Shan Medical Hall prides itself on supplying only the best premium herbs and tonics, namely Chinese & American ginseng, cordyceps and lingzhi (Ganoderma mushroom). They also brew their own bottled herbal teas, offering quality herb-infused blends such as Chrysanthemum with American Ginseng and Hawthorn Honey. Health-conscious consumers will also be pleased that their herbal teas contain less sugar with no added preservatives, artificial flavouring or colouring whatsoever. Thye Shan also offers TCM services such as medical consultation, Chinese massage and acupuncture. Keep in mind that the aforementioned services are only available by appointment only.
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4) San Teck Soon Medical Hall Pte Ltd
San Teck Soon Medical Hall Pte Ltd is no stranger to many locals and tourists, given its strong reputation in providing reasonably-priced quality products and friendly customer service. They stock most of their own branded products, namely Chinese herbs, pre-packed/enhanced herbal soups and flower teas. San Teck Soon also provides the convenience of preparing herbs via e-prescription.
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5) Kiong Onn Medical Hall
Kiong Onn Medical Hall Pte Ltd is a one-stop medical supply store, offering a wide array of TCM and over-the-counter medicine. They have traditional proprietary medicines for common ailments such as cough, flu, fever, back pain and indigestion. You can also find other products such as herbal teas and traditional herbal candies or lozenges. Visit them at Blk 682 in Hougang Ave 4 #01-374 or feel free to drop them an email at email@example.com or call +65 9735 4448 if you have any questions regarding their products.
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6) Chee Seng Tong Traditional Medical Hall
Other than supplying quality yet reasonably-priced traditional Chinese herbs and tonics, Chee Seng Thong is also reputable for its in-house TCM practitioners. Led by Dr Wong Chin Nai and Dr Wong Chin Hin, both of them are highly experienced in their respective fields including internal medicine, cupping and acupuncture. You can visit them at 200 Upper Thomson Road in Thomson Imperial Court or call +65 6251 3268 for more info.
7) Joo Hong Medical Hall
Established in 1938, Joo Hong Medical Hall is reputable for distributing renowned TCM and health products from China. Their products are diverse, covering every essential from roots to pre-packaged Chinese proprietary medicinal pills and herbal tea bags. Visit their medical hall at 315 Outram Road #04-10 in Tan Liat Building or give them a call at +65 6734 2777 if you have any related enquiries. Do keep in mind they only operate from Mondays to Saturdays.
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8) San Shu & Family Medical Hall Cum Trading Tcm
San Shu & Family Medical Hall, which can be found at Blk 124 in Hougang Ave 1, is renowned for its in-house TCM consultancy service. The physician is both highly qualified and experienced in treating various ailments such as cough, cold and arthritis. For more info, you can call them at +65 6909 2998 or visit them between 10.00 am-12.30 pm and 2.00 pm-5.30 pm. But do take note the medical hall closes every Wednesday and Sunday.
9) Ming Tai Medical and Trading
Strategically located within a few minutes’ walks from Chinatown MRT, Ming Tai Medical and Trading housed a comprehensive range of TCM including herbal soups under one roof. This includes the likes of ginseng roots, cordyceps and bird’s nest. You can visit them at Blk 34 Upper Cross Street or give them a call at 6532 1307 for any related enquiries.
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10) Tong Keow Medical Hall
Tong Keow Medical Hall, which has been around since 1968, offers all kinds of traditional herbs and pre-packaged Chinese proprietary medicine for various ailments. You can also find other related products such as traditional herbal soups and cooling teas. Not to mention that Tong Keow Medical Hall provides TCM consultation and prescription service. Find out more by visiting them at Block 70 in Lorong 4, Toa Payoh or contact +65 6255 7237.
That’s not all! More Top 10s in Singapore are waiting to be discovered!
The compilation of this list was made from accumulation of Public Votes at TallyPress.com.