Summer Plants to the Rescue with Matthew Alfs

Date: June 7, 2007

Teacher Name and Titles: Matthew Alfs, MH, RH (AHG)

Alfs, Matthew

Matthew Alfs is a clinical herbalist (since the mid–1990s) and one of fewer than 200 of such in the USA who is nationally–peer–reviewed as a registered herbalist (R.H.) by the American Herbalists Guild. He is the founder and director of the Midwest School of Herbal Studies, offering distance education in herbal medicine throughout North America), the founder and director of the Midwest Herbs & Healing Center , an integrative natural–therapies center in Roseville), and a highly–sought–after teacher and lecturer throughout North America. He has authored dozens of articles in magazines and journals on herbal medicine and two popular books on the subject: 300 Herbs: Their Indications and Contraindications (2003) and Edible & Medicinal Wild Plants of Minnesota & Wisconsin (2001).(A revised and expanded edition of the latter book is scheduled to be released in the spring of 2013 under the new title Edible & Medicinal Wild Plants of the Midwest.) He is also the author of the 1,500–page curriculum used by the Midwest School of Herbal Studies.