Lesley Tierra, L.AC., AHG is a California State and nationally certified acupuncturist and herbalist. In her practice, 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 The Herbs of Life, published by Crossing Press in 1992 and Healing with Chinese Herbs, also published by Crossing Press in 1997. She collaborated with Michael Tierra to produce the East West Herb Course and is its dean.