Wednesday, 28 April 2010

Why Aloe Vera?

Dr Peter Atherton MB.ChB., D.Obst. R.C.O.G., F.R.C.G.P.

Qualified at Leeds University and after six years in the Royal Army Medical Corps, he became an NHS General Practitioner and GP trainer in Buckinghamshire, where he practiced for 25 years.

After leaving the NHS he spent two years as a visiting fellow at the University of Oxford. After which he was appointed as Director of the Tyringham Clinic, Europe's largest residential naturopathic clinic.

During his medical practice, he developed an interest in Dermatology, having spent three years in the skin department of a District Hospital. This interest combined with an understanding of herbal remedies gained whilst serving in the Far East led to his fascination with Aloe Vera. He lectures extensively on the medical aspects of Aloe Vera and is the author of three books on the subject. The latest entitled 'Aloe Vera the Medicine Plant 'is already on the way to being an international best seller.

He has just been elected a Fellow of the Royal College of Practitioners, the highest recognition in his branch of the profession.

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