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Lesley Tierra

Lesley is a California State and nationally licensed acupuncturist and herbalist. In her clinical practice she combines acupuncture, herb and food therapies along with lifestyle and inner growth counseling. She is a founding member of the American Herbalists Guild and author of The Herbs of Life (Crossing Press 1992), Healing with Chinese Herbs (Crossing Press, 1997, also published in India, 2016), A Kids Herb Book (R.D. Reed, 2000, also published in Japan and Estonia), Healing with the Herbs of Life (Crossing Press, 2003, a division of Penguin-Random House), and Metaphor-phosis (Balboa Press, 2012). She collaborated with her husband, Michael Tierra, to found the East West School of Planetary Herbology in 1980, which has over 10,000 students worldwide, and co-authored with him, Chinese Traditional Herbal Medicine Vol I & II (Lotus Press, 1998). She, along with her husband, Michael, have offered free herbal and acupuncture clinics throughout Santa Cruz county since 2015.