Caroline Dow (Boulder, CO) holds a PhD in Luso-Brazilian Studies and has taught at Brown, Pittsburgh, and Colorado universities. She has also worked for many years as an intercultural trainer and assessor. Additionally, Caroline has been a practicing herbalist for thirty years. She owns a successful herbal mail-order company and conducts popular workshops all over the country. Caroline's previous books include The Healing Power of Tea and Tea Leaf Reading for Beginners.