Karta Purkh Singh Khalsa, Yogaraj, AD, DN-C, RH, or KP Khalsa for short, is one of the foremost natural healing experts in the field today. He is one of a very few clinicians with over 47 years of experience in complementary medicine.
Khalsa is president emeritus and global ambassador of the American Herbalists Guild, and director emeritus of the National Ayurvedic Medicine Association. Author and/or editor of 30 books, Khalsa teaches herbalism at three medical schools, and is the first American to be board certified in herbalism and Ayurveda. Khalsa is an Ayurvedic Doctor, state certified dietitian, and author of more than 3,000 published health articles.
Khalsa’s approach to complementary medicine is very eclectic. He was personally trained by Yogi Bhajan for 32 years, supporting his main focus in Ayurvedic medicine. He also teaches about Chinese and North American natural medicine.
He was the principal medical formulator for Yogi Tea, a medicinal tea company, and is the curriculum director and principal instructor for several professional herbalist, nutritional therapy, and Ayurveda training programs. He lives in the Pacific Northwest with his family.