The career of Maurizio Di Leo, one of the major Italian phytotherapy experts , set off in 1978 as he was graduated an herbalist from the faculty of pharmacy of the University of Urbino.
In 1980 he opened up Erboristeria Di Leo in Casalecchio di Reno (BO) .

In 1981 he opened up the Laboratorio Erboristico Di Leo.

In 1982 Casalecchio Notizie published Maurizio Di Leo's first article on natural medicine.
In the following years Casalecchio Notizie and Il Calabrone (a magazine of natural medicine), published several other articles of his; nearly 60 articles appeared in Salute Natura (currently out of print) from 1989 to 1992; he also wrote many articles for the Almanac of the Swiss International Red Cross from the late Eighties to the early Nineties .

In 1994 he had his first book published by Rank Xerox. It is an almost complete collection of all the articles he wrote until 1994; the title is Nuovi Orizzonti di Fitoterapia (New Phytotherapy Prospects, 200 pages, A4 format, priced 20 € + 16 € shipping charges).
In 1997 his second book, Fitoterapia (Phytotherapy), (was published by ed. GB, Padua, 118 pages, 10 € + 16 € shipping charges) .
In 2000 he published his third book Tinture madri spagiriche (Spagyric Mother Tinctures, ed. Arpo, 300 pages, A4 format
30 € + 16 € shipping charges), written in collaboration with Massimiliano Bisetto.
In 2002 he published his fourth book, Oleoliti spagirici (Spagyric Oleolites, Ed. Arpo, 100 pages, A4 format, 15 € + 16 € shipping charges).

In 1994 Maurizio Di Leo took part into a Euroform project as lecturer appointed by the Province of Ravenna, for the training course targeted at chemists and herbalists on The use of herbs for healing and preventive purposes, Faenza, Istituto professionale di stato per l'agricoltura (state trade school for agriculture).


Maurizio Di Leo was a speaker at the following conventions:

  • the first world convention on natural medicines
    Milan 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th October 2001;
  • the seventh international convention Historical Values - Returning to Our Roots
    Athens, Old Greek Parliament 22nd - 23rd February 2002
  • the convention on officinal plants Vegetation and Open Spaces to Improve Our Lives
    Monte San Pietro (BO) 2nd June 2002
  • second world convention on natural medicine
    14th, 15th 16th June 2002, Villa Leri Montecolombo (Rimini)
  • National Obstetrics Congress: “Obstetrics, the integrated medicine and the building” “The treatment with the herbs during maternity: problems 1st, 2nd, 3rd quarter and longer”
    27.28.29. November 2003 Bologn
  • VIIComvention on officinal plants “old prescriptions and new remedies with plants and mushrooms”
    Monte San Pietro (Bologna) June 6, 2004

e has been considering the possibility to publish a collection of his 1994-2002 lectures and articles.
He has been working at his fifth book. It will expectedly be published in 2 or 3 years.

To buy Maurizio Di Leo's books
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Books   Quantity Price Shipping charges
Nuovi orizzonti di fitoterapia 20,00 € 16,00 €
Fitoterapia 10,00 € 16,00 €
Tinture madri spagiriche 30,00 € 16,00 €
Oleoliti spagirici 15,00 € 16,00 €