Biographies
Lesley Tierra, L.AC., AHG is a California State and nationally certified Acupuncturist and Herbalist. In her practice, of over 20 years, she combines acupuncture, herb and food therapies along with lifestyle and inner growth counseling. She is a founding professional member of the American Herbalists Guild. Lesley is the author of Healing With The Herbs of Life (Crossing Press) and The Kid’s Herb Book for introducing young children to the world of herbs.  

She has formulated a number of popular herbal products in Planetary Herbals and is a founding member of the American herbalists Guld. 

Michael Tierra is a California state licensed acupuncturist, and holds an O.M.D. degree for advanced studies from the San Francisco College of Acupuncture. With over 35 years clinical experience, Michael is the author of seven books mostly on herbal medicine including the best selling The Way of Herbs (Pocket Books) and Planetary Herbology (Lotus Press) Michael is also the founder of the American Herbalists Guild (AHG).

Michael has dedicated his life to promoting the use of herbs, teaching literally 1000's of students through seminars, writing and through his East West Herb Course. He is the chief formulator of Planetary Herbals and has pioneered the introduction of some of the world's most important herbs and formulations. He has also promoted higher standards of herbal practice by founding the The American Herbalists Guild (AHG) is a national organization founded by Michael Tierra that establishes professional standards for the practice of clinical herbal medicine.
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