Dr. Michael and Lesley Tierra
Michael Tierra L.AC., O.M.D.
- Founder of the American Herbalists Guild and author of numerous books on health and herbal healing including The Way of Herbs, The Natural Remedy Bible, The Way of Chinese Herbs, (Pocket Books), Planetary Herbology, Chinese Traditional Herbal Medicine, 1 & 2 (with Lesley Tierra), Biomagnetic and Herbal Therapy (Lotus Press), and The East West Courses of Planetary Herbology (with Lesley Tierra) and Co-founder of the American School of Botanical Medicine
- Received his Oriental Medical doctor’s degree (OMD) San Francisco College of Acupuncture in 1987;1989, founded the American Herbalists Guild, an organization whose goal is to establish standards for the professional practice of clinical herbal medicine in the United States and in 1990; founded The East West College of Herbalism with David and Sarah Holland. Dr. Tierra was part of the first group from the United States to study herbal medicine in China. Read Dr. Tierra’s bio. Read an interview with Dr. Tierra.
Lesley Tierra, L.AC., Dip. Ac. NCCAOM, Dip. CH NCCAOM, RH
- California State and nationally certified acupuncturist and herbalist, combining acupuncture, herb and food therapies with lifestyle and inner growth counseling
- Founding member American Herbalists Guild and author of The Herbs of Life (Crossing Press, 1992), Healing With Chinese Herbs (Crossing Press, 1997; published in India, 2016), A Kids Herb Book (R.D. Reed, 2000; published in Japan and Estonia), Healing with the Herbs of Life (Crossing Press, 2003), and Metaphor-phosis (Balboa Press, 2012); collaborated with Michael Tierra to produce the East West Herb Courses and co-authored with him Chinese Traditional Herbal Medicine Vol I & II (Lotus Press, 1998).
Dr. Michael and Lesley Tierra’s East West Herb Course in Planetary Herbology (planetherbs.com) is being offered for anyone interested in studying the only course that combines Chinese, Ayurvedia and Western herbs as part of an expanded Traditional Chinese Medicine practice. Suitable for both lay and professional clinical practice including MD’s, acupuncturists, massage therapists, chiropractors, martial arts exponents, physio-therapists.