Thomas Joiner is a Yodan fourth-degree black belt and a certified instructor in Chinese goju martial arts. He is a certified instructor in Tien Tao Chi Kung and has been a member of the Chinese National Chi Kung Institute for ten years. He is also the president and founder of Treasures from the Sea of Chi, a mail-order company specializing in Chinese herbs. He lives in Oakland, California.
The Warrior As Healer provides more than 100 recipes that have been used for centuries to stop bleeding, speed the healing of fractured bones, as well as improve focus and calm the mind. The book also includes a guide to patent medicines available in Chinese apothecaries. The author, a Yodan fourth-degree black belt, is trained in traditional Chinese medicine.