Dr. Lydia Kemunto Matoke studied Herbology and Phytotherapy at St. Barabbas University in the USA and graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Herbology and Phytotherapy in 1980. She then went on to open her herbal clinic in Kenya where she has been treating patients with various ailments. She is the President of the Herbalist Society of Kenya and The Traditional and Alternative Medicine Society of East Africa. She is a consultant in the treatment of disease conditions such as cancer, HIV/AIDS, Rheumatoid arthritis, Kidney disease, Diabetes, hypertension, Ulcers and gynoecological conditions among many others. While doing her clinical work and research on Traditional Medicine and Medicinal Plants she enrolled for her Ph.D. in Herbology and Phytotherapy at Bircham International University (Spain).She graduated in 2016, She is currently the Director of Hope Natural Heath Care Centre Ltd. She has published extensively in various peer reviewed journals on Traditional Medicine and Medicinal Plants.