Acupuncture San Francisco

Welcome to Alchemy Acupuncture, a sanctuary of holistic healing and wellness nestled in the heart of San Francisco. Under the expert guidance of Dr. Sarah Maiden, our clinic stands as a beacon of hope and healing, offering a unique blend of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and modern integrative therapies. Located at 1801 Bush St Suite 107, San Francisco, CA 94109, Alchemy Acupuncture is your partner in achieving a balanced, healthy, and harmonious life.

Unveiling the Mysteries of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine

The Philosophical Foundations of TCM and Acupuncture

At Alchemy Acupuncture, we delve deep into the ancient wisdom of TCM, a holistic approach to health that has been refined over millennia. Central to this philosophy is the concept of Qi (Chi), the vital life force that circulates through the body along pathways known as meridians. Health, in TCM, is a state of harmony where Qi flows freely and the dynamic balance of Yin and Yang energies is maintained. Disruptions in this flow lead to illness, and acupuncture is employed to restore balance and stimulate the body’s natural healing abilities.

Comprehensive Healing Services

The Art of Acupuncture

Our primary offering, acupuncture, involves the insertion of ultra-fine, sterile needles into specific acupoints. This process is designed to unblock meridians and balance the flow of Qi. Dr. Sarah Maiden, with her extensive training and experience, ensures that each session is tailored to your unique health needs, providing relief and rejuvenation.

Moxibustion and Cupping: Complementary Therapies

In addition to acupuncture, we offer moxibustion and cupping therapy. Moxibustion involves the burning of mugwort herb near the skin, stimulating acupoints with heat. Cupping, on the other hand, uses suction on the skin to promote blood flow and healing. Both therapies work synergistically with acupuncture to enhance therapeutic effects.

Beyond Needles: Auricular Acupuncture and Electroacupuncture

For those seeking targeted treatments, auricular acupuncture focuses on ear acupoints, effective in treating various conditions. Electroacupuncture, where mild electrical impulses are sent through the needles, offers an intensified acupuncture experience, often used for pain relief and muscle spasms.

Herbal Medicine: Nature’s Pharmacy

Embracing the Five Elements theory, we extend our holistic approach to include herbal medicine. Our carefully selected herbal formulations work in harmony with your body, promoting healing and balance from within.

A Holistic Approach to Wellness

Our commitment to holistic health encompasses a wide range of concerns, from stress reduction to pain management, offering a comprehensive approach to your well-being.

The Alchemy Acupuncture Experience

Expert Care by Dr. Sarah Maiden

Dr. Sarah Maiden, the heart and soul of our clinic, brings a wealth of knowledge and a compassionate approach to each treatment. Her expertise in TCM and passion for integrative medicine ensure a deeply personalized and effective healing experience.

Tailored Wellness Journeys

We recognize the uniqueness of each individual and offer customized treatment plans. Our approach goes beyond symptom relief, aiming to identify and treat the root cause of health issues.

A Sanctuary for Healing

Our clinic is designed as a tranquil space for healing and rejuvenation. Here, you can unwind and embark on your wellness journey in a serene and supportive environment.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Conditions Can Acupuncture Treat?

Acupuncture is effective in managing a wide range of conditions, including chronic pain, stress, anxiety, digestive issues, migraines, and more. It is also used for general wellness and preventive health care.

Is Acupuncture Safe?

Acupuncture is a safe and well-tolerated practice when performed by a licensed professional like Dr. Sarah Maiden. Sterile, single-use needles ensure a risk-free experience.

How Long Does Each Session Last?

An acupuncture session typically lasts between 45 to 60 minutes. The first session may be longer due to the initial consultation and assessment.

What Should I Expect During My First Visit?

Your first visit will include a detailed consultation where Dr. Maiden will assess your health history and current concerns. This is followed by a personalized acupuncture treatment.

Can Children Receive Acupuncture?

Yes, acupuncture can be safe and beneficial for children, with adjustments made in needle size and technique.

How Do I Book an Appointment?

Appointments can be booked by clicking on the Book Appointment button, or via email at

Connect With Alchemy Acupuncture

Embark on your journey to wellness with Alchemy Acupuncture. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call us at (415) 504-2416 or email us at Discover the transformative power of acupuncture and holistic health at Alchemy Acupuncture, San Francisco.

Nurturing Your Journey to Wellness

A Community of Healing

Join our community and connect with others who are on their own paths to wellness. Our clinic is not just a place for treatment; it’s a space where individuals come together to support and inspire each other on their journey to better health.

Ongoing Support and Guidance

Our commitment to your health extends beyond your sessions. We offer ongoing support and guidance, ensuring that you have the resources and knowledge to maintain the benefits of your treatments in your daily life.

Embracing a Holistic Lifestyle

Lifestyle and Nutritional Counseling

Understanding that health encompasses more than just physical well-being, we offer lifestyle and nutritional counseling. These services are designed to complement your acupuncture treatments, helping you to achieve a balanced and healthy lifestyle.

Integrative Medicine: A Collaborative Approach

We believe in a collaborative approach to health care. Dr. Sarah Maiden works in conjunction with other health care providers, ensuring a comprehensive and integrative approach to your health and wellness.

Personalized Herbal Formulations

Our herbal medicine offerings are not one-size-fits-all. Each formulation is carefully crafted to meet your individual needs, based on a thorough assessment of your health status and wellness goals.

Your Path to Lasting Health and Wellness

At Alchemy Acupuncture, we are dedicated to guiding you on your path to lasting health and wellness. Through our expert care, personalized treatments, and commitment to holistic healing, we are here to support you every step of the way. Join us at Alchemy Acupuncture and experience the transformative power of acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine in the heart of San Francisco.