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About Snow Lotus Aromatherapy

Peter Holmes, L.Ac., M.H

Peter is a medical herbalist, clinical aromatherapist and practitioner of Oriental medicine. He originally apprenticed for two years with Cantonese herbalist Dr. Lee in London, England, graduated from the College of Traditional Chinese Acupuncture (U.K.) in 1980. He went on to study with Ted Kaptchuk, O.M.D., and completed postgraduate studies in Chinese medicine at the Ecole Européene d'Acupuncture in Paris, France. Peter then completed a Western herbal medicine training at the College of Consultant Herbalists in England.
Peter Holmes, L.Ac., M.H

Peter also apprenticed in London for two years with medical herbalist Christopher Hedley, MNIMH, and with pharmacist-herbalist Henri Verdier in Paris, France, who trained him in the clinical uses of essential oils.

Peter researches, writes and lectures extensively in the field of herbal and essential oil medicine, bringing to his programs over 25 years of study, clinical practice and teaching experience. In addition to directing Snow Lotus Seminars, Peter is a part-time faculty member at the Northwestern Health Sciences University in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Peter is author of three acclaimed herbal medicine textbooks:

The Energetics of Western Herbs: Treatment Strategies Integrating Western & Oriental Herbal Medicine

Jade Remedies: A Chinese Herbal Reference for the West;

The T.C.M. Materia Medica Clinical Reference & Study Guide.

He is also the author of Clinical Aromatherapy: Essential Oil Profiles, and coauthor of the forthcoming Principles and Practice of Aromatherapy (with Robert Tisserand, C. Hoffman et al.).