Acknowledgement of Herbal Foods in Foodservice Industry

외식산업에서 약선(藥膳)음식의 인지도

  • 황대욱 (세명대학교 호텔관광학부) ;
  • 이상미 (세명대학교 호텔관광학부)
  • Published : 2006.11.01


The purpose of this study is to suggest guidelines for drawing and keeping customers through knowing function of herbal and food. Customers have known herbal foods to high nutritional foods, prevention of high blood pressure, heart disease, and obesity. Also, people recognized highly garlic which has function prevention cancer, brown seaweed which is controlled blood pressure, and ginkgo nut which is helpful for asthma, detoxication. They know specifically function of herbal materials such as mugwort, ginseng, and royal golly. The guidelines are as followed. The first, seasonal herbal tea provide in stead of water like medicinal foods. The second, various cereals, Chinese herbal materials, and vegetables are added to the main rice. So it can make to eat everyday like nutrition rice which is mixed with garlic and ginkgo. The third, specific function food' and herbal's should be explained on the menu. Therefore, it make attract customer's curious and interest.


Herbal(Medicinal) Foods;Herbal Materials;Herbal Tea;Function of Food