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About Peter Holmes

Peter Holmes LAc, MH 

Peter is an English-trained medical herbalist, essential oil therapist and practitioner of Chinese medicine with over 35 years' experience of using herbal and essential oil medicines in clinical practice. His extensive training included studies with Oriental Medicine Doctor Ted Kaptchuk, medical herbalist and pharmacist Henri Verdier in Paris, France; medical herbalist Christopher Hedley in London, England; and Elisabeth Roche-Vallee in Paris, France.

Peter brings to his courses and seminars over 35 years of study, clinical practice and teaching experience. He has focused on both the physiological and psychological aspects of using essential oils. He has pioneered their clinical use with acupuncture and bodywork, as well in herbal medicine in general.

Peter is the author of several acclaimed textbooks on herbal and essential oil medicine: Aromatica Vols. 1 & 2, Clinical Aromatherapy, The Energetics of Western Herbs Vols. 1 & 2, Jade Remedies Vols. 1 & 2, and The TCM Materia Medica Clinical Reference & Study Guide.