Dr. Tilgner's Bio

  Dr. Sharol Marie Tilgner



PO Box 523
Pleasant Hill, OR 97455





Biography of Sharol Tilgner N.D.

Biography of Sharol Tilgner N.D.

Sharol is a fourth generation Oregonian, an organic/biodynamic farmer, physician, herbalist, & modern day Renaissance woman. She teaches others to grow, and preserve their food and medicine and stay healthy via natural methods. She reaps great joy from teaching people to be in charge of their own health care. Writing is one of the best ways she can reach people, to share her knowledge as a physician/herbalist/farmer. She uses blogging, books, free website information and classes as a way to share tools, as she endeavors to co-create a beautiful world. Dr. Tilgner has finished a new book called Herbal ABC's, that is hot off the press. She is working on a couple additional books of which one should be available in 2019 and the second in 2020.

Sharol Tilgner has been an avid herbalist since 1979. She is a licensed naturopathic physician in Pleasant Hill, Oregon and founder and owner of Wise Acres Farm. Dr. Tilgner's past includes director of the Portland Naturopathic Clinic pharmacy, molding an old cattle ranch in Cottage Grove, Oregon into an organic herb farm and founder and prior owner of the herbal manufacturing company Wise Woman Herbals. She also founded the Pacific NW Herbal Symposium, The NW Herb Fest, was the editor of Herbal Transitions and associate editor of Medical Herbalism. She has produced 2 herbal videos entitled Edible and Medicinal Herbs, Volume 1, and 2 " and is author of the book , "Herbal Medicine From the Heart of the Earth. "

Dr. Tilgner is a nationally known speaker who prior to becoming a farmer, lectured at medical colleges and conferences across the United States. She is an herbal consultant to both physicians and the herbal industry. Dr. Dr. Tilgner has put her classes on hold while she finished up her additional books she is writing and moves. For more information on professional/business consulatations click here.

List of Accomplishments in the Herbal World


Herbal Reference and Educational Guide in 1991
Herbal Medicine From The Heart Of The Earth in 1999
Herbal Formulas in 1999

Herbal Medicine From The Heart Of The Earth, second revised edition in 2009

Herbal ABC's The Foundation of Herbal Medicine in 2018


Graduated From the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in 1990


Edible & Medicinal Herbs volume I in 1991
Edible & Medicinal Herbs volume II in 1993

These videos available on our website for free


Founder and Editor of Herbal Transitions newsletter, 1996 to 2002
Associate editor of Medical Herbalism, 1992 to 2000


Founder and sponsor of the Pacific Northwest Herbal Symposium, 1995 to 2002

Founder and sponsor of the NW Herb Fest 2005 to current

Founder and sponsor of the Sustainable Lifestyles Festitival 2009 to current


Director, National College of Naturopathic Medicine's pharmacy, 1990 to 1992
Founder and owner of Wise Woman Herbals, 1988 to 2002
Cofounder with Luigi Fiore of the first Wise Acres organic herb farm in Cottage Grove OR, 1996 to 1999
Founder and owner of Wise Acres Publishing, 1999 until current
Founder and owner of Wise Acres Herbal Educational Farm, 2000 until current

Past Lecture Venues:

American Association of Naturopathic Physicians Convention
Bastyr College of Naturopathic Medicine
Biodynamic Conference of Oregon
Breitenbush Hot Springs Herbal Conference
Gaia Symposium
National College of Naturopathic Medicine
Northwest Naturopathic Convention

NW Herb Fest
Oregon Native Plant Society
Pacific Northwest Herbal Symposium
Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine
Southwest Conference on Botanical Medicine
Women's Herbal Gathering


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