2020 – What a Year for East West!

Finally, we’re reaching the end of 2020! I can’t tell you how many people have yearned to see this year pass since it’s been so difficult for most. Indeed, 2020 brought big changes to our lives and the East West Herb Course, too. I have always loved to travel and have done so since a…

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Herb teacher 7Song

7Song

I have been studying plants, people and herbal medicine for over 20 years now. My interest first started as a youngster with a fascination for things natural, beginning with astronomy, moving into herpetology and later into plants and medicine. And all of this in the suburbs of Long Island, NY In my twenties, I began…

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About East West School of Herbology Training

About Our Training

THE ONLY SCHOOL THAT TEACHES PLANETARY HERBOLOGY!
Led by alternative health pioneer and American Herbalists Guild founder Dr. Michael Tierra, O.M.D., and accomplished acupuncturist, herbalist and a …

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Adrienne Totino, EWCH

Adrienne Totino, EWCH

Adrienne Totino is a clinical herbalist, yoga and meditation teacher. She operates Wellness With Adrienne in Pittsburgh, PA. Adrienne offers consultations to those looking for holistic ways to prevent and treat health issues. She gives advice in three parts: herbal medicine, dietary, and lifestyle recommendations. All recommendations are custom, based on the individual needs of the client.

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Alan Tillotson EWCH

Alan Keith Tillotson, Registered Herbalst, EWCH

Alan Keith Tillotson, Registered Herbalist, (AHG), Ph.D Chrysalis Natural Medicine Clinic (302) 994-0565 1008 Milltown Road, Wilmington, DE, 19808, United States https://www.chrysalisnaturalmedicine.com/ “I began my study of herbal medicine when I got sick in Afghanistan in 1976, and ended up at the clinic of famed Ayurvedic doctor Vaidya Mana Bajra Bajracharya, who saved my life.…

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All East West Courses

Magical Herbs and the Kid’s Herb Book They’ll learn how to make their own healing potions, secret remedies, magical salves, enchanted syrups and special healing remedies. Recipes, …Read More Home Herbalist Course TEN SECTIONS  TO HERBAL SAVVY: HOME HERBALIST COURSE  We are very excited to announce that the East West School of Planetary Herbology …Read More 36-Lesson…

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Professional Herbalist Course

All Herbal Courses

Magical Herbs and the Kid’s Herb Book They’ll learn how to make their own healing potions, secret remedies, magical salves, enchanted syrups and special healing remedies. Recipes, …Read More Home Herbalist Course TEN SECTIONS  TO HERBAL SAVVY: HOME HERBALIST COURSE  We are very excited to announce that the East West School of Planetary Herbology …Read More 36-Lesson…

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amatierra retreat center

Amatierra: A Rejuvenating Retreat in Costa Rica

  When recently exploring the incredible plants of Costa Rica, we stayed at the magical retreat center Amatierra. It’s a hidden secret that is not only beautiful but also very nourishing as well. When we first arrived and climbed down the stairs to the main building and dining terrace, I was immediately struck by the…

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Amla: Super Antioxidant Fruit of India

Oxidation in the body is a natural process caused when wandering electrons called free radicals react with other molecules. Oxidation has both positive and negative consequences. A positive aspect of oxidation is that the process disrupts the cell wall of bacteria, which stops them from functioning. Humans have special immune cells (macrophages) that use oxidation…

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Andrew Ellis

Andy Ellis

Andrew Ellis first studied Chinese medicine with Dr. James Tin Yau So at the New England School of Acupuncture. He left New England in 1983 to study Chinese language in Taiwan and apprenticed with Chi …

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Annalisa Nardi, January 2021

I was born (and still live) in Florence, Italy. Growing up in an old city, filled with art and history, birthplace of so many Renaissance geniuses, I naturally became fond of anything that had been created by human ingenuity. I was an extremely shy child, with very limited access to the wild Nature, and not…

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Anne de Courtenay

Anne de Courtenay

Anne de Courtenay is a writer, artist and herbalist living in Chicago. After completing her degree in journalism at Northwestern University, she received nearly a decade of training in clinical herbal …

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home herbalist course

Announcing: The East West Home Herbalist Course

We are very excited to announce that the East West School of Planetary Herbology now offers a Home Herbalist Course! While we have provided Family and Professional Herbalist Courses, we have not presented a basic course in learning herbs – until now! The Home Herbalist Course is a great way to get involved with immediately…

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Asafoetida Powder for Asthma and High Blood Pressure

Asafoetida

For Digestive Weakness, Food Allergies and Candida Dr. Michael Tierra L.Ac., O.M.D. Asafoetida (Ferula foetida), also known as Narthex or Hing. Recognized by its overwhelming odor which has given ris …

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Ashwagandha, Milk, Energy, and Sleep

Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) is described as a rasayana in Ayurvedic medicine. In Ayurveda, rasayanas are used as Traditional Chinese medicine uses tonic herbs, and they correspond to the herbal category of adaptogens, a term first used to describe a limited number of immune tonics by Russians used in Western herbal medicine. Tonics, adaptogens, and rasayanas…

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Ashwagandha: Horsepower for Your Body

The Ayurvedic herb ashwagandha has become quite well known in recent years and it is no wonder, for it has many important uses. Overall, it’s a wonderful anti-aging and rejuvenative tonic for most all folks and so deserves its growing reputation. Specifically, it is a yang tonic (meaning it warms and strengthens the body’s energy…

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Aviva Romm, EWCH

Aviva Romm, EWCH

Aviva Romm, Certified Professional Midwife (CPM) Registered Herbalist, AHG President American Herbalists Guild NHEF 203 272 6753 141 Nob Hill Rd., Chesire, CT, 06410, United States https://avivaromm.com/ Herbal Medicine for Women and the Women\’s Herbal Educator certification programs are hands-on courses for individuals and health care providers interested in learning how to effectively and safely use…

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Aviva Romm, EWCH

Aviva Romm, M.D.

Aviva Romm, MD, is referred to as “the face of natural medicine in the 21st century by Prevention Magazine” and named one of the 100 Women to Watch in Wellness by Mind Body Green. She has bridged the …

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Balthazar’s Gift: Frankincense

Have you ever wondered what the Holy Family did with the three gifts brought to them from the far-off lands in the East by, according to tradition, the Magi? The Bible doesn’t say. The Armenian Christian tradition describes three Magi: Balthazar from Arabia, Gaspar from India, and Melchior from Persia (what is now known as…

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Barbara Scavotto, EWCH

autumntideherbals@gmail.com 860-837-1588 www.autumntideherbalwellness.com I own and run AutumnTide Herbal Wellness where I am a clinical herbalist specializing in Traditional Chinese and Western herbal medicine. I see clients with the goal of improving their health and wellness using strategies and herbs from Traditional Chinese medicine, and herbs from the Western Herbal tradition. I am trained to…

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Ben Zappin, EWCH

Benjamin Zappin, EWCH

Benjamin Zappin, L.Ac., AHG Professional Member Five Flavor Herbs 415-816-3546 344 40th St., Oakland, CA, 94609, US https://www.fiveflavorsherbs.com/   Ben is an herbalist and Licensed Acupuncturist in practice in San Francisco, California. He utilizes his training in both Chinese and western herbal traditions along with modern medical perspectives on herbs and nutritional healing to his…

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Beth White Mountain, May 2019

I have been a massage therapist, gardener, wildcrafter and lover of herbs for over 20 years. I grew up in Florida and started my herbal journey in 1992, when I was 22, working part-time at an herbal apothecary and part-time for a master gardener doing landscape gardening. The combination of these two jobs helped me…

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