2 Classes with Matthew Wood, MS

United Plant Savers Event Summer 2017, Wisconsin

Woodland and Forest Preservation

Matthew shares his knowledge and wisdom of how the woodlands should be cared for. Also, how to identify which herbs will be present by observing the ecology: trees, bushes, herbs. Includes plenty of discussion about a variety of herbs and topics including: 

  • Forestry practices: mono-grading, etc.
  • Preserving woodland
  • Trees that encourage the prevalence of Lyme Disease

Body-typing and Constitutions

Matthew Wood and Tara Baklund discuss herbs for each body-type and constitution along with common conditions for each type. They discuss the Four Elements, Ayurvedic Doshas, and Chinese Elements.  A full course on this topic is available in The Library.

Herbs and Remedies

Arnica, Tsuga, Goldenrod, White Pine, Elecampane, White Oak Bark, Propolis, Spikenard, Siberian Ginseng, and much more! Valuable remedies for dry cough, burns, and how to remove a bullet from a horse's rear!


A sample from Matthew's Monthly Materia Medica class, Herbs A-Z, in which he shares his great personal success with cucumber water! And get glimpses of Matthew's log cabin as he teaches from his home in a remote area of Wisconsin.


    1. Welcome Message

    1. UpS - Video

    2. Audio

    1. UpS - Video

    2. Audio

    1. UpS - Solomon Seal and Cucumber Water - Video

About this course

  • 6 lessons
  • 5 hours of video content

Start at any time! Complete the lessons at your own pace.

Certificates designed and signed by Matthew Wood are available for purchase to those who successfully complete all tests with a passing grade of 70% or better. More details regarding herbal course certificates are here.

Tests are multiple-choice, and multiple attempts are permitted.

For those of you seeking clinical hours, we have a list of all classes/courses with corresponding accreditation hours.