“The perfect union of botanical and medical expertise. This guide is so authoritative, its aim is to educate not only consumers, but doctors, pharmacists and other health professionals as well.” –Book Page
About the Author
TIERAONA LOW DOG, M.D. is a recognized media expert in integrative medicine--combining traditional and world healing methods with sciencebased Western medicine--and a practicing physician with a background as herbalist and midwife. Low Dog addresses thousands of people each year. She was appointed by Pres. Clinton to the White House Commission of Complementary and Alternative Medicine and served for 10 years as chair of the U.S. Pharmacopeia Dietary Supplements and Botanicals Expert Committee. She maintains a clinical practice and teaches on the faculty of Andrew Weil's Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona. She received the Martina de la Cruz medal for work with indigenous medicines in 1998; Time
magazine identified her as the 2001 "Innovator in Complementary and Alternative Medicine." She maintains a website: drlowdog.com.