From Mushroom Poisoning to Extracellular Matrix: Revelations with Herbalist Matthew Wood ~ Voices of our Herbal Elders Ep. 9

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Matthew Wood - Voices of our Herbal Elders Ep. 9
On the left: Young Matthew Wood and on the right: Elder Matthew Wood

In this riveting episode, join me as I sit down with the legendary herbalist Matthew Wood. Dive deep into the ancient wisdom and modern applications of herbalism, uncovering Matthew’s profound insights from years of study and practice. From heartwarming stories of healing to groundbreaking insights on the intricate balance between plants and our health, this interview promises to inspire both novice herbal enthusiasts and seasoned practitioners alike.

Healing Power of Herbs

The transformative effect of plant-based remedies on health, demonstrated by the account of counteracting mushroom poisoning.

The Matthew Wood Institute of Herbalism

Details surrounding the inception, purpose, and digital adaptation of this renowned institute.

Intricacies of the Extracellular Matrix

Introducing the groundbreaking understanding of the “extracellular matrix” and its pivotal role in holistic health and wellness.

Matthew’s Literary Contributions

An exploration into Matthew Wood’s profound literary works, with a spotlight on the Book of Herbal Wisdom.

Reflections on a Herbal Legacy

A journey through the milestones, achievements, and defining moments of Matthew Wood’s illustrious career in herbalism.

“I always used to say, 'Herbs work on the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual levels of existence.' Later I came to understand that they also work on the magical level.”

May the past, present, and future of herbalism come alive in this insightful exchange.

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About Matthew Wood

Matthew Wood began studying herbalism at age 13 (in 1967, the Summer of Love) when a National Guardsman on the run to Canada handed him a copy of The Teachings of Don Juan. Those were heady days. He studied botany at the University of Minnesota and received his Masters of Science degree from the Scottish School of Herbal Medicine (accredited by the University of Wales). He began practice in 1981 at Present Moment Herbs in South Minneapolis. He is the author of ten books on herbal medicine, including The Book of Herbal WisdomThe Earthwise Herbal Repertory, and Holistic Medicine and the Extracellular Matrix. He teaches online through the Matthew Wood Institute of Herbalism.

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24 days ago

This was so enjoyable! Listening to the history of how your paths crossed, feeling like misfits, and joining with other like-minded folk which has grown to nurture so many of us! Thank you!

Willow Curthoys
26 days ago

Wonderful. So inspiring! I just ordered Mathew’s new book and look forward to expanding my mind. Thank you Rosemary for bringing Mathew’s delightful humour and wisdom to us. Willow

Charlene Briggs
26 days ago

Always wonderful to hear your stories Matthew!!! I sat in on your talks at Sue Hess’ farmhouse in Philly in the 90’s. You are an inspiration and I’m grateful for your ability to spark something innate and beyond words. Rosemary thank you for the amazing interview in your beautiful style. You are our matron!

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