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Meet Martha Mengqiu Jin, MSOM, DCCM, LAc
​金梦秋

Board Certified Acupuncturist and Herbalist

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Martha is a board-certified acupuncturist and herbalist practicing in Santa Barbara, California. Martha is passionate about Chinese herbal medicine. She is a diplomate of the Tian-Zeng Lineage and continues to advance her knowledge with trainings from Dr. Arnaud Versluys at Institute of Classics in East Asian Medicine. The Tian-Zeng lineage system uses classical herbal prescriptions from the Eastern Han Dynasty (over 2000 years ago); it is time-tested, elegant and precise. Studying this lineage enables Martha to draw from ancient wisdom to confidently and effectively treat a wide variety of both acute and complex ailments and diseases.

Martha spent years treating musculoskeletal pain, including additional intensive study of integrative orthopedic acupuncture with Dr. Anthony Von der Muhll. This is a comprehensive orthopedic and sports medicine program integrating western diagnosis of musculo-skeletal disorders with eastern treatment principles.

Education & Training:

  • Board certified in Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine from California Board of Acupuncture.

  • Master of Science in Oriental Medicine, National University of Natural Medicine, Portland OR.

  • Diplomate in Canonical Chinese Medicine from Institute of Classics of East Asian Medicine.

  • Bachelor of Arts in Music, University of California Santa Barbara.

  • Practices Martial Arts/Taichi/Qigong for 17 years.

Dr. Zeng Rongxiu with Dr. Arnaud Versluys. 2011 Master herbalists

Dr. Zeng Rongxiu (Left) and Dr. Arnaud Versluys (right), 2011

Martha Jin, licensed acupuncturist performing moxa treatment as a part of traditional Chinese medicine therapy.

Tian- Zeng Lineage

Dr. Tian Heming 田鶴鳴 (1883-1980)

Dr. Tian, often known as Tian Bawei 田八味 (eight ingredients Tian), is a prominent Chinese medicine doctor in the early 1900s in Sichuan, China. To read more about Dr. Tian, click here.

Picture of Dr. Tian Heming, a master herblist.

Dr. Zeng Rongxiu 曾榮修 (1931-2012)

Dr. Zeng met Shifu Dr. Tian during the Cultural Revolution. Dr. Zeng had a long career as an internal medicine doctor both in China and later in the U.S. To read more about Dr. Zeng, click here.

Dr. Arnaud Versluys

Dr. Versluys is one of the few westerners who has completed his entire medical education in China. Dr. Versluys met Dr. Zeng in 1999 when he was in a graduate Chinese medicine program in Chengdu and became his disciple. Dr. Versluys is the current lineage holder of the Tian-Zeng Lineage. To read more about Dr. Versluys, click here.

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