A lot of people want to try to find a Chinese
herbalist, but aren’t sure where to look, and not everybody has to have a Chinatown
to find the best one around. So, it’s easy. Most acupuncturists are actually trained in
Chinese herbalism. Some practice it; some don’t. In my case, I’m kind of geeky about
herbs, and so I became one of the main focuses of my practice. So try to find somebody who
specializes in Chinese herbs, and you may be looking for an acupuncturist who does both.
But there’s other places you can find it. You can look on acufinder.com, search by your
zip code, and just read the different people and see if they are herbalists. They’ll have
different initials after their name. But you can call and ask them about things like that.
And another great resource for various types of herbalists is the American Herbalist Guild.
And you can find them at americanherbalistguild.com, and look for the professional herbalists there.
And they’ll list, not only Chinese herbalists, but other types of herbalists as well. And
we’ll discuss a little bit about the different types of herbalists that you may choose to
go to outside of Chinese medicine, because there is a wide variety of people to choose
from. So, just like with acupuncture, find the practitioner that best suits your needs,
so you’ll get the best treatment that you can possibly have.