The extensively revised and updated 5th edition of the Phytotherapy Desk Reference has been published

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I firmly believe in the value and preservation of traditional medicine. I work to inform health professionals about the incredible value of medicinal plants and I work with industry to improve the quality of the medicinal products made from medicinal plants and nutrients.

I now divide my time between clinical practice where I specialise in cancer support and my various business activities.

Michael Thomsen is a Naturopath with over 30 years’ experience. Originally from Denmark, Michael completed studies in Naturopathy and Herbal Medicine in Sydney, graduating in 1986. He has a Master of Science, from the Graduate School of Integrative Medicine, Swinburne University and is currently completing a PhD at Sydney University Medical School.

Michael has extensive industry experience as past technical manager of leading herbal medicine companies in Australia. He is the original author of the popular Phytotherapy Desk Reference now in its fourth edition having sold 16,000 copies worldwide.

Michael specialises in integrative oncology supporting patients with lifestyle and dietary advice, nutritional and herbal medicines and medical hyperthermia via allied clinics. His company, Eusano Healthcare, has pioneered whole body and local hyperthermia and water-filtered Infrared A (wIRA) in Australia, importing and distributing TGA listed medical infrared and hyperthermia devices made in Germany.

My interests are wide and deep. My focus is on fasting with the ProLon Fasting Mimicking Diet, herbal medicine, sustainable and ethical supply of medicinal plants, innovative medical devices, research and education. I am also very interested in epigenetics, genetic testing, and cancer testing, support and research.