Benjamin Zappin, L.Ac.

Benjamin Zappin is a Licensed acupuncturist and herbalist with over 20 years of clinical experience. Ben has worked as an educator at several TCM universities, lectured at symposia, and has trained integrative physicians in the use of herbal medicine and acupuncture for the past decade. Ben has extensive experience working in community clinics and with vulnerable populations. He serves on the board of Integrative Medicine for the Underserved.

Clinical Practice

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Initial Acupuncture Consultation

75 minute appointment
(may include acupuncture treatment if appropriate)

Follow-up Acupuncture Visit
50 minute acupuncture treatment and related modalities in private treatment room

Herbal Consultation
Billed at $25 per 15 minute interval (does not include the cost of herbs)
Initial consultations require at least 30 minutes.

Herbal Dispensary @ Five Flavors Herbs
The cost of herbs and supplements is added to that of your appointment. We stock many Western and Chinese herbs in bulk, liquid and powdered extracts, and capsules, along with a variety of supplements. You can see many of our products at Five Flavors Herbs.


Formulator & Industry Consultant

Benjamin is one of the Bay Area's most respected and knowledgeable herbalists.To create effective herbal formulas, Benjamin synthesizes his deep knowledge of Chinese and western herbal medicine with modern medical perspectives. This exceptional approach has been recognized industry-wide.

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Fee schedule

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