Sheng Di Huang: helpful for diabetes, rheumatic disorders, eczema

You will need to complete four forms before your first visit. Click here to downloaded the forms in PDF format. Please bring all relevant test results, such as allergy tests or prior diagnostic results, with you for your first appointment.

If you would like to find a LabCorp site near you for blood tests go to

Teleosis is an organization whose goal is to promote sustainable ecological medicine. They provide Green Pharmacy services, where people can return unused drugs for proper disposal. For sites near you check out is a website that has the Convention in International Trade of Endangered Species of Fauna and Flora (CITES) list. Here you can see which herbs are threatened and are in need of conserving.

Peggy Schafer is a farmer in Petaluma who specializes in organic Chinese herbs. She along with Sean Fannin developed Fu Tian Herbs. DSHEA Tutorial
DSHEA is the Dietary Supplement and Health Education Act and is the reason for that disclaimer found on dietary supplements that says "This product is not intended to..." In some cases, this law applies to Chinese herbs too. Here's more:

Exercise is a vital aspect to ones health and can be a lot of fun. Often the right teacher makes all the difference. The following links are resources to excellent professional fitness teachers that I might recommend for you.

Deborah Saliby

Tai Chi
Lenzie Williams

Herb Dispensaries
The following links are herb dispensaries that sell raw and patented herbs. Even though I have a dispensary at my office, I might recommend one of these fine retail stores for raw herbs or for some product I don't have in stock.

Shen Nong Herbs
1600 Shattuck Ave (at Cedar)
Berkeley, CA 94709
Hours: M-F 10am-6pm Sat 10am-2pm
Note: Orders filled from prescription only

Draline Tong Herbs
1002 Webster St.

Spring Wind Dispensary
2701 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
Hours: Mon - Fri: 9:30-5:30

Chung Hsin Herbs
10925 N. Wolfe Rd
Cupertino, CA 95014

Low Cost or No Cost Medical and Acupuncture Care
Charlotte Maxwell Clinic
5961 Telegraph Ave.
Oakland, CA 94609
Free services for women with cancer - Please call for details

AIMC (Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine College, Berkeley)
2550 Shattuck Ave (at Blake)
Berkeley, CA 94704

Berkeley Acupuncture Project
1834 University Ave
Berkeley, CA 94703

Community Acupuncture Works
Ninah K. Hofmann, L.Ac.
2889 24th St. (between Florida and Bryant)
San Francisco 94110

Dentists with Holistic Perspective
Sandor Hites, D.D.S.
2240 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94704

Oloph Granath, D.D.S.
2345 Fourth St., Santa Rosa, 95404

Dahlia Silvers, CMT

Shana Walt, CMT
Craniosacral therapy and neuromuscular reprogramming
in Albany and Marin


2320 Woolsey Street
Suite 100
Berkeley, CA 94705