Michael McIntyre has worked as a herbalist and acupuncturist for over 30 years, He practises in the Cotswolds and also in London.
He trained as a herbalist with the National Institute of Medical Herbalists in the 1970s, simultaneously training as an acupuncturist with Giovanni Maciocia and went on to complete the Nanjing College of Traditional Chinese Medicine PRC international course in acupuncture 1982. In 1984 he completed a further course in Chinese herbal medicine with Ted Kaptchuk and in 1987 returned to Nanjing PRC to undertake further clinical training in Chinese herbal medicine.
In 1987, together with Giovanni Maciocia, he launched the first UK school of Chinese herbal medicine and subsequently was Principal of this School with Mazin Al Khafaji until 2000.
Michael teaches acupuncture and herbal medicine both in the UK and abroad. As a practitioner, he is well known for his work with infertile couples but also sees patients suffering from a wide range of other ailments using both herbal medicines from the western and Chinese traditions as well as acupuncture and moxibustion (a traditional way of warming the acupuncture points).
Michael is also known for his work in developing the profession of herbal medicine. He is currently Chair of the European Herbal and Traditional Medicine Practitioners Association.
He is has been awarded an honorary doctorate by Middlesex University where for the last five years he has held a visiting professorship. Michael is also a former President of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists and a Fellow and Life member of this professional association. He is a life member of the Register of Chinese Herbal Medicine as well as an honorary member of the College of Practitioners of Phytotherapy. He is also a member of the College of Medicine. He is the author of several books and articles on herbal medicine and has been the subject of two TV documentaries on herbal medicine made by the BBC and Channel 4. He has a degree in modern history from Oxford University.
To make an appointment in the Cotswolds or London, please contact the clinic as follows:
Tel.: 01993 830 419