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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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6 Ways for Chinese medicine students and practitioners to learn lifestyle counseling

After yesterday’s introductory post about Chinese dietary therapy and lifestyle counseling as one of the profession’s available modalities, I got to thinking about the difficulty of lifestyle counseling.  It is undoubtedly an important part of our medicine – it’s in the Classics!   The Neijing began this proud tradition in Chinese medicine when discussing the way […]

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9 enlightening things I learned about the Pericardium from the Chinese organ clock

Today’s post will cover some of what I’ve learned about the Pericardium organ system from studying the symbolic information available through the Chinese organ clock and etymological investigation of characters associated with Pericardium. What you will find below is just a fraction of the information that I learned about the Pericardium under the masterful tutelage […]

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