Herboristerie Moderne, Brussels

Herboristerie Moderne, Brussels

What to buy here: wellness products, medicinal or aromatic teas and spices.

Celebrities like Sting and Moby have been raving lately over a special ginger tea called Ginger Love. The hype around the hot drink reached a new peak when Starbucks briefly considered adding it to its menu.

So what’s all the fuzz about? Ginger Love, a foamy herbal tea with citrus fruit and ginger, contains neither caffeine nor theine and supposedly does wonders for the immune system and potency. It was created by the chef of Lombardia, a renowned vegan restaurant in the Belgian city of Antwerp.

If you don’t want to make the detour, the only place in Brussels where you’ll find Ginger Love is at L’Herboristerie Moderne, a small and cozy store close to Bourse. In the French-speaking world, an herboristerie is the ancient equivalent of the pharmacy, where herbal medicine is sold instead of chemicals.

Besides Ginger Love (10, 50 euros a box) you can find a wide range of medicinal or aromatic spices at L’Herboristerie Moderne, including health products like essential oils, teas and massage oils.

Open: Mon-Sat (11:00-13:00 14:00-18:00); Closed: Sun.

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Sight Name: Herboristerie Moderne
Sight Location: Brussels, Belgium
Sight Type: Shopping
Guide(s) containing this sight: City Center Gift Shops  

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