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Welcome to The Rambling Herbalist – it is my honor to walk beside you on this path. Together we’ll explore wild and cultivated plant medicines, Chinese herbal medicine lore, tea from around the World, eco-friendly farming and preparation techniques, and diverse native ecosystems. Thanks for joining me!

Chinese Medicine For Seasonal Allergies or Hayfever

I was just today, out for a hike at Edgewood Park, California. I think it has, despite the amazing benefits it has had upon my health in general, also made me worse in a way. As a result of my hike, I experienced increased sneezing, irritated eyes, and general upper...

My Story – Part 3

People sometimes ask what got me interested in Chinese medicine in the first place. What follows is the story of how I went from techie to healer.

My Story – Part 2

People sometimes ask what got me interested in Chinese medicine in the first place. What follows is the story of how I went from techie to healer.

My Story – Part 1

People sometimes ask what got me interested in Chinese medicine in the first place. What follows is the story of how I went from techie to healer.

Monkey Metaphor

I want to share with you a metaphor that I have crafted. I created this metaphor to assist my patients in their process of healing with Chinese medicine. The metaphor is in the form of the short story.

Chicken Soup with Chinese Herbs Recipe

There is something incredibly warming and nourishing about a hot bowl of homemade soup on a cool day. Here’s my recipe for Chicken soup with Chinese herbs.

The Rambling Herbalist

It was cold when the woman arose. It was before dawn. She could see her own breath hang in the chill of her bedroom. “Ugh, I have lot to accomplish today,” she said to herself as she accepted the fact that she would not be able to linger and enjoy the luxury of a...

Welcome to The Rambling Herbalist

Welcome and thank you for visiting the The Rambling Herbalist! Consider it a repository of information and strategies to help you along the way as you journey toward better health.