Marcos is a medical herbalist and medical astrologer. He received several academic awards while studying herbal medicine, and gained the London School of Astrology’s Certificate in 2006, since when he has developed his knowledge of traditional astrology through reading, home study, and experience in practice. He is particularly interested in the practical application of astrology, specialising in medical and horary techniques, which he uses primarily as an adjunct in the treatment of private herbal medicine clients. He is currently a clinic supervisor for Middlesex University’s herbal medicine BSc & MSc courses, and practices from Neal’s Yard remedies’ Therapy Rooms in Covent Garden. Marcos is currently conducting clinical research on the possible benefits of chocolate in sickle cell anaemia, while studying medieval & classical medical astrology, and writing his first book on the pharmaceutical history & usage of cacao.