What is Herbalism?: The Undying Flame
with Authors, Teachers, & Herbalists
Matthew Wood, MS & Phyllis D. Light, MA
The Undying Flame of Herbal Medicine is the original God-given, Nature-grown, safe, effective, and simple form of medicine. It is the People’s medicine. Yet practitioners have been persecuted, and modern people have been taught to fear plants and laugh at herbs. Meanwhile, Big Pharma makes more and more expensive, dangerous medicines, which they are now sometimes allowed to release untested. Big Pharma receives billions of dollars in government support; we receive nothing. Indeed, the most popular scientific research on herbs in the US are the attempts to show that simple, long-eaten foods and herbs are dangerous. We labor on in the obscurity of harassment and censorship but our calling is God-given and our love of Nature is unbreakable. We are herbalists, the most ancient of all - what are traditionally called - healers.
In What is Herbalism: the Undying Flame, Matthew Wood and Phyllis Light take the viewer on a historical journey, exploring the evolution of herbalism; along the way, we’re introduced to historical herbalists that have carried and passed the torch throughout time, geography, and culture. Matthew and Phyllis also discuss the timeless paradigms that we use to communicate with Nature, who is most certainly alive and magical. This course covers:
This introductory class is taught by two renowned herbalists, authors, and teachers who have practiced for a combined total of over 75 years - Matthew Wood, MS and Phyllis D. Light MA.
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2 hours of in-depth teaching with Matthew Wood, MS & Phyllis D. Light, MA.
What is Herbalism - video
What is Herbalism - audio
About Non-Downloadable Documents
Undying Flame Herbal Medicine (paper) • updated 8.29.22 (28 pages, not downloadable)
Tests and Certificates (8-30-22)
The Undying Flame of Herbalism Test
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Matthew Wood's documents are not downloadable. Please note that Matthew often adds manuscripts of upcoming books and is allowing students early access to these works-in-progress; therefore, they are available as 'view-only' documents and are not downloadable.
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