Los Angeles Zhong Yi, Al Stone

What’s a zhong yi? In China, that means simply a doctor of Chinese internal medicine*. An acupuncturist is like the Western medicine surgeon, while the zhong yi is more like the pharmacist or the internal medicine doctor. The zhong yi and the acupuncturist speak the same language and some of our treatment principles overlap somewhat,…

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How to Take a Useful Tongue Picture

An important part of the diagnostic process in Chinese medicine is taking a look at the appearance of the tongue. Here’s your quick-start instructions. Quick-Start Guide Simply take a picture of your tongue sticking out of your mouth. Do this outside, but do it in the shade. This way I know that I’m getting the…

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Telephone Consultation Only

If you have a local Chinese herb pharmacy, you may not need Eagle Herbs to provide you with your herbs. However, for whatever reason, sometimes it is difficult to get a decent consultation from these pharmacies. In this case, you are welcome to make use of Eagle Herbs’ extensive experience in Chinese herbalism. A $50…

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