Christopher Hobbs, L.Ac., A.H.G.
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Christopher Hobbs is a licensed acupuncturist and 4th generation herbalist and botanist with over 30 years of experience with herbs.
In that time, he has become an acknowledged expert in the field, lecturing all over the U.S., and internationally in such countries as Canada, Great Britain and Spain. Christopher's specialties include herbs and the immune system; adaptogenic herbs, Native American uses of herbs, the pharmacology and chemistry of herbal medicines, herbs for the liver and the botany and taxonomy of herbs.
In 1984, Christopher Hobbs founded Native Herb Co., dedicated to making high-quality liquid extracts from local plants and selected herbs from other cultures. This line is now marketed nationally through Rainbow Light. He is a consultant to the herb industry since 1985, and has worked with a number of herbal companies, including Nature's Way and Rainbow Light.
Christopher has taught or lectured at universities and medical schools such as Stanford Medical School, Yale Medical School, John Bastyr College and the National School of Naturopathic Medicine; including on-going classes at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He received his acupuncture license in February 1995.
He has written 10 nationally-distributed booklets on the use of herbs and other health topics, a book on the immune herb echinacea, and on health, herbs and the digestive system (Foundation of Health), and a book on medicinal mushrooms, as well as numerous articles in popular health magazines and journals of botanic medicine.
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