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Meridian Health Clinic - Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine

Meridian Health Clinic is an acupuncture and holistic health care provider in Santa Monica, CA. We use a traditional and integrative approach to help you realize full health and balance in daily life. Our internationally trained and knowledgeable staff employ a compassionate and effective treatment style that stimulates your body's inherent healing capacity.

We provide the following services: Acupuncture, Cupping, Herbal Medicine, Lifestyle Counseling and Dietary Therapy. By using a full range of holistic methods, we empower you with all the tools needed to achieve and maintain optimum health. Our friendly staff, relaxing environment, and high quality herbal supplements provide additional support on your journey to complete wellness.

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The Clinic specializes in the treatment of myofascial/body pain, skin problems, stress-related ailments, women's health and digestive disorders; However, there are many other issues that are treated effectively with the Traditional Chinese Medicine System. Therapies include Acupuncture, Cupping, Moxibustion, Herbs and Dietary Therapy. We offer high quality acupuncture treatments and personalized herbal prescriptions in a professional and relaxed setting.


Eric Schmidt, L.Ac, Dipl. O.M. is the founder of Meridian Health Clinic. He is an accomplished acupuncturist and herbalist, holding a Masters Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Additionally, he has California (L.Ac.) and National (Dipl. O.M.) Acupuncture Board Certifications.

Attending Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College, Berkeley, Eric completed a 4-year Masters Program with training in acupuncture, herbal medicine, and modern biomedicine. Additionally, he has studied and worked in clinics around the world including major TCM Hospitals in China, Japan and in Rural Health clinics in India and Nepal. His 4 months of intensive study in China sets him apart from other practitioners in California. Studying with TCM Doctors in China, Eric was able to master the full scope of modern Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine applications in a busy clinical setting.


California (L.Ac.) and National (Dipl. O.M.) Acupuncture Board Certifications.