Our History


The Dao Family History

michellleDr. Michelle Dao is a fourth generation Eastern herbal doctor, born in
Vietnam and raised in the United States. She holds a Masters of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (MAOM) from the top-ranked American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in Houston. Michelle has also trained alongside the world’s best Eastern herbal doctors at the top hospitals in China.

The Dao family has a beautiful and long history with herbal medicine. It all began in the 1800s. Dr. Dao’s great grandfather, Dr. Kiet, a CaoDai monk and herbalist, spent most of his life riding on horseback through the villages of Vietnam to treat the villagers with fresh herbs he picked from the forest. Dr. Kiet’s son, Dr. Sau, was always nearby to assist his father, and to learn the scientific and spiritual traditions of the family.

Dr. Sau then passed his care and knowledge down to Michelle’s father, Thao Dao, who has been an Eastern herbal doctor for almost 50 years. He was taught by his father and also studied under Chinese doctors at the TCM University in Saigon prior to the war. After immigrating to California and then Houston after the war, Michelle and her father have worked alongside each other in the United States, seeing more than 100,000 patients in the span of 25 years.

family203With the vast body of knowledge and experience accumulated over the years, the Dao family has now decided to package its most effective and widely needed formulas in order to serve the broader market. We know the proprietary formulas work because we have seen the benefits firsthand, thousands of times over. Every herb in every formula has been carefully selected, and the herbs have been mixed in the perfect ratio. The secret ratio of each herb is absolutely crucial, as only the optimal balance of herbs can help create the optimal balance in the body.