Jay Yasgur was born in Bradford, Pennsylvania.
Jay is a licensed pharmacist, having received his pharmacy degree from Duquesne University and his MSc in Allied Health from the University of North Florida.
He became interested in the holistic health care field while studying massage in Florida. Later, while associated with a holistic health clinic, he pursued homeopathic studies under the direction of A.J. Trofe, a naturopath.
Jay has worked for Humphreys Pharmaceutical, the nation's second oldest manufacturer of homeopathic remedies, and Weleda, an anthroposophical firm, and currently works as an independent retail pharmacist blending homeopathy into his pharmacy practice.
He is a member of several homeopathic organizations including the Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia Convention of the United States.
Mr. Yasgur was the first to offer certified continuing education credits to homeopathic pharmacists when he presented his first talk and film to the Pinellas County Pharmaceutical Association, St. Petersburg, FL, in 1985. He also blends shamanic counseling and plant spirit medicine into his healing consultations.
Jay Yasgur is the author of Yasgur's Homeopathic Dictionary and Holistic Health Reference, 4th Ed'.
He has written many homeopathic articles for Pharmacy Times, American Druggist and American Pharmacy, as well as Resonance, Simillimum, Lilpoh, Homeopathic Links, Journal of the American Institute, and Homeopathy Today.
His latest book, '111 Great Homeopaths' was published in 2004.