Author Kathleen Brown is an herbal teacher, writer, and gardener. She is author of Storey's Herbal Teas and has served as president of the Rocky Mountain Unit of the Herb Society of America. She presently lives in California.
Jeanine Pollak has been an herbalist, nutritionist, and consultant to businesses and interested individuals for 20 years. She is the founder of Botanic Adventures--An Educational Herbal Adventure-Travel Company. Educated in biology, acupuncture, and herbal studies, Jeanine has certainly pursued her interests fully and creatively. She has written a book filled with nutritious, energizing beverage recipes called Healing Tonics. Besides her work as an author--three books to date--Jeanine teaches ongoing herbal and nutritional seminars at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and at the Esalen Institute. She has also created and marketed her own line of herbal tinctures and cosmetics.