Practitioner Support

We are committed to helping you help your patients. Our practitioner support team are happy to help answer your questions on the formulas:

Jason Smith

Jason Smith Zamaria

Jason Smith is a Professor of Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture based in Madrid, Spain, with more than 20 years of experience. Director of an Acupuncture and TCM school (, Jason is a profound teacher and author, and collaborated for several years with Giovanni, and translated Giovanni's textbook, The Foundations of Chinese Medicine.



Petra Tjeertes, LAc. and Phytotherapist

Specializes in skin problems, pain relief, and psychological problems. In addition to various courses, she learned the deeply rooted TCM knowledge from her father. Currently studying at Nanjing University for her PhD degree. Through her passion and motivation to understand the action potentials of the TCM she gained fast knowledge in the field.


Virginia Hewgley

Virginia Hewgley, LAc

Virginia studied Chinese Medicine at the College of Integrated Chinese Medicine in England, where she lived, studied, and practiced for 8 years. During that time, she was honored to study with and be treated by Giovanni. At her current practice ( in Greensboro, North Carolina, she uses the wisdom of Chinese Medicine to assist her clients on their healing journey towards balance, vitality and well-being. She regularly uses the Su Wen Herbs products with her clients, and also enjoys sharing her knowledge about the products with students and practitioners.


Sharon Martin, BSc (Hons) Ac, Lic Ac, MBAcC, BMAS, BSc (Psych), MRCHM, PG Dip

Sharon obtained her BSc (Hons) Ac from Kingston University and Lic Ac from the internationally renowned College of Integrated Chinese Medicine.  She is a member of the British Acupuncture Council, RCHM and British Medical Acupuncture Society. She practices Traditional Chinese Medicine, Five Element Constitutional and Medical Acupuncture and treats a wide range of conditions looking at identifying the underlying cause that is manifesting as the condition being presented.  She is pragmatic in her approach in treating and style of acupuncture and works closely with GP's, Osteopaths, Physiotherapists, Gynaecologists  and other disciplines to obtain the best outcome for her patients.​



Den Bloome Bremond DACM, RN, LAc

Dr. Den is well known for providing pediatric care in San Francisco. She is passionate about treating people of all ages, and her family practice, The Acupuncture Den in San Francisco allows her to follow that dream. She believes it is never too early nor too late to take steps toward greater health and well being. Skilled at supporting people with a wide variety of health concerns, Dr. Den is sought after for all things pediatric, women’s health, psycho-emotional issues, digestive concerns, immune enhancement, acute and chronic pain and the general promotion of physical and emotional health.



Aron Ebbing

Aron studied Chinese Medicine at the Academy of Chinese Medicine in Amsterdam and Amersfoort. During his study he worked for six years as an intern at the clinic ‘Yu Yi Tang’ in Eindhoven. He has had his own practice for five years in Amsterdam and uses the three treasure formulas regularly to address his clients.



Peter Kruithof

Peter has been studying and practicing Chinese Medicine since 2001. He studied Chinese herbal medicine and acupuncture at Qing-Bai academy in the Netherlands and completed a fulltime TCM bachelor program in Chinese language at the ShanDong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. After seven years in China he returned to the Netherlands to run a private clinic in Rotterdam and is also a TCM specialist at the NatuurApotheek.



Christina Brandt, L.Ac.

Tina Brandt is a Chinese medicine practitioner, acupuncturist and herbalist. She is also a Shiatsu massage therapist and Yoga instructor.