Ron Teeguarden has been a professional practitioner and teacher of the holistic Asian health arts since the 1970s and is widely recognized as one of the foremost herbalists in America.Ron has been a powerful translator of Eastern philosophy and health care technique to tens of thousands of Americans for nearly four decades. He is recognized as the premier spokesperson for Chinese tonic herbalism in America, having spent decades teaching the concept that it is better to promote our health and wellbeing than to become sick and then have to take remedial measures. Ron has written two major books on Chinese tonic herbalism. His first book, Chinese Tonic Herbs, published in 1984 (Japan Publications), is recognized as the book that introduced the art of tonic herbalism to the American public. The book has become a classic and remains the best-selling book on Chinese tonic herbalism to date in America. His other book, The Ancient Wisdom of the Chinese Tonic Herbs (originally published as Radiant Health in 1998 by Warner Books and still reviewed as such on Amazon), is recognized as a major book on the subject of Chinese longevity-herbalism. Ron has been featured in articles in Time Magazine, USA Today, the Los Angeles Times and The New York Times, and many other newspapers and magazines, and in numerous news stories on television, including features on NBC, HBO and CNN. Visit www.dragonherbs.com for more.