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About Eric Grey

Hi - I'm the founder of this site and the primary master of all functions here. When I'm not writing, you can find me reaching out to the Chinese Medicine community across the web and in my own backyard. I currently teach Chinese herbs at my alma mater, the National College of Natural Medicine. Additionally, I'm the founder of Watershed Wellness, a thriving local clinic in Southeast Portland in Oregon. No matter where I'm working, you'll find my focus on the Classical approach to Chinese medicine laced throughout everything I do.

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Chaihu 柴胡 formulas & guiding out the old to bring in the new

Chaihu formulas are frequently used in contemporary clinics.  One of the most frequently used formulas, Xiaoyao San 逍遙散 (Free Wanderer Powder), is a relatively recent development in the history of Chinese medicine.  It first appeared, as far as I can tell, in the 11th century.  However, in the intervening time and perhaps especially in the […]

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