Z’ev Rosenberg, L. Ac., is recognized as one of the first generation of practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine in America. Before opening his practice in acupuncture and herbal medicine in 1983, he was a shiatsu therapist and mac- robiotic counsellor since 1975 in Denver, Colorado and Santa Fe, New Mexico. He was one of the initiators of an acu- puncture licensing law in Colorado, spearheading a drive as President of the Acupuncture Association of Colorado from 1984 to 1988. As well as being a professor at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine for the past twenty-three years, he has lectured widely around the United States, and has written many articles published in all of the professional English- language journals of the Oriental Medical profession. Presently, he is California director of the Institute of Classics in East Asian Medicine, director of the Alembics Institute, and a member of the Xinglin Institute, a research organization in classical Chinese Medicine.