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Benjamin Zappin


Benjamin​ is a Licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist with over 20 years of clinical experience. He is cofounder of Five Flavors Herbs, Inc. a herbal pharmacy, extract facility, and product line located in Oakland, CA, where Ben also maintains a private practice.

Benjamin’s practice and work have focused on the intersection of Chinese and Western herbs and his original training was with pioneers in this discipline including Michael Tierra and Thomas Avery Garran.

In addition to his work as an herbalist, Benjamin is on the board of directors of Integrative Medicine for the Underserved​. He spends his free time cooking and studying music .

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