Xiang bao (香包), or perfume sachets, are a traditional craft made during the Dragon Boat Festival, which falls on June 20 this year. Learn how to make them here.

The sachets are good luck talisman worn on the body or hung to ward off bad spirits and also insects. They can be made of cloth, ribbon, or paper, and traditional Chinese medicine, such as mugwort, realgar, and wormwood are placed inside.

Watch as CCTV America makes some of these dragon boat festival sachets:

Making perfume sachets for the Dragon Boat Festival

Making perfume sachets for the Dragon Boat Festival

Xiang bao (香包), or perfume sachets, are a traditional craft made during the Dragon Boat Festival, which falls on June 20 this year. Here's how to make them.
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