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Wu’s Healing Center treats body, mind, and spirit by sharing the wisdom and practices of Traditional Chinese Medicine — including acupuncture, acupressure, and self-care practices — with a modern point of view.
Our goal is to help heal and balance your unique constitution, harmonizing the Five Elements — Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, and Water — that form the foundation of health and life.

What are the Five Elements?

WOOD, symbolized by shades of green, represents spring, trees and plants, and the health of the liver and gall bladder. When we nurture Wood, we cultivate tenderness and kindness and heal anger and frustration.

FIRE, signified by red and pink, represents summer; sun, stars, and flames; and the health of the heart and small intestine. Harmonious Fire nurtures love and joy as antidotes to anxiety and impatience.

EARTH — brown and yellow — represents late summer, soil and stone, and the health of the stomach and spleen. Tending the Earth element transforms worry and panic into fairness and openness.

METAL — gold and silver — represents autumn, ores from the Earth, and the health of the lungs and large intestine. Metal in balance gives us confidence and courage and heals sadness and grief.

WATER — blue and purple — represents winter, ocean and stream, and the health of the kidneys, bladder, and reproductive system. By nurturing Water we transform fear and stress into gentleness and calmness.

Angela C. Wu, CMD (China), LAc, OMD

Dr. Angela C. Wu is a doctor, author, wellness coach, and pioneer in bringing traditional Chinese healing arts to the United States. Drawing on Dr. Wu’s decades of experience, her San Francisco clinic addresses the unique and individual healthcare needs of people of all ages.

If you are looking for an acupuncturist, I definitely recommend Dr. Wu. She is friendly, knowledgeable, kind, funny, and has a great bedside manner. She also has a crazy-good memory so don’t try and pull one past her because she will remember!


I feel I owe my good health, my fertility, and my three miracle children to Dr. Angela Wu’s dedicated skill, encouragement, and medical guidance.


I knew Dr. Wu was going to be different because she actually requested my medical records, which no other acupuncturist has ever done. Dr. Wu was caring, understanding, and very confident that I was capable of having a baby, which gave me so much hope.


When you find the right acupuncturist, it can change your life for the better. Dr. Angela Wu did that for me.

Andrea Q.

I thank Dr. Wu for the daily reminder to let my heart smile. I am grateful to her for helping me listen to my body and to dialogue with it for continuous good health. Wise and generous, Dr. Wu is a gem.


Dr. Wu’s understanding of the patient’s underlying conditions and the ways in which a person’s thought process influences their reality is remarkable. The healing program she has developed is the most comprehensive I have seen.


My son, now 5, has been under Dr. Wu’s care since 2021, coming for treatment every week. The Wu’s Healing Center team has been helping him in times of the pandemic, and I am grateful for their support!


Dr. Angela Wu is just one of the people on Earth you need to meet. Your life will be richer.


I went back to Dr. Wu for prenatal care during my second pregnancy. My family and I are healthier for following her advice and her way of thinking. I know that gift will be with me for the rest of my life.

He TaiLe

My healthy, happy twin babies are sleeping peacefully in the nursery as I type this. Truly, I believe they would not be here were it not for Dr. Wu and the work we did together.


Dr. Wu is a kind, care, and compassionate acupuncturist. Not only is she good at her job, but she is also a nurturing person and soul.


I am an egg donor and was told to try acupuncture to get the best results. At Wu’s Healing Center they don’t just do acupuncture. The practitioners are focused and work with purpose to heal any issues and allow your body to relax.


Dr. Wu is a true healer. I am deeply touched by her tender intuitive approach. Her healing is not cookie-cutter. She sees you as the individual you are. She touches your spirit and gives you her love and expertise in the healing arts.

Judith K.

Dr. Wu was warm, welcoming, and professional. She assured me she could help. And she was right. After only one clinic treatment and two weeks of her prescribed remedies I already notice a big difference.


I return to Dr. Wu whenever I have an ailment she would be able to help with, more than a typical Western medicine approach. She understands my underlying tendencies and can treat them before symptoms surface, helping my body and mind become stronger and more resilient.

Stacy B.

Dr. Wu has been in my family’s lives for many years now. Her practice, practitioners, and treatments all work together to support our well-being. How lucky we are to have Dr. Wu enrich our lives!

Craig M.

At my first treatment, Dr. Wu asked hard questions no other healthcare provider had asked before. It has been a little over a month of treatments and I feel my body and mind are stronger than ever.


The care provided by Wu’s Healing Center helped me deal more effectively with Covid. Ongoing treatment has helped me maintain wellness after recovering. I feel so grateful to Dr. Wu and her team for helping me stay healthy, happy, and vital.

Julie S.

The miracles of Chinese medicine have been a blessing many times over, dealing with migraines, surgery, stress, and the challenges of an aging body. The minute I enter Wu’s Healing Center I begin to relax and feel the happiness of being in such a caring place.


Before you enter, please empty your cup

The student traveled far to find the wisest teacher. Atop a mountain, in a humble shack, the student found the sage. “Tell me the purpose of your visit,” said the teacher, pouring the student a cup of tea.

“I have apprenticed myself to masters, studied volumes, and tested my skills against the brightest minds. I seek the highest knowledge humans can attain,” the student replied. “What can I learn from you, an old hermit?”

As the student spoke, the teacher poured and poured until the tea flowed onto the table, then the floor.

“Stop!” cried the student. “Can’t you see that the tea is overflowing?”

“Yes, I see,” said the sage, “that I cannot serve you, because your cup is already full.

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