Clinic with Two Sage Herbalists

Matthew Wood and Margi Flint assisted by Stratton Semmes
November 3rd, 4th and 5th
Earthsong Herbals 10 Central St Marblehead MA
8:45 AM to 5PM




9:30 Friday morning lectures

Introduction: Introduction to Holistic Herbal Medicine a dialogue on holistic practice


Hold the vision and the space


New people for each task daily. Responsibilities –

Phrase catchers

Extra note taking

Pulse testing,

Bottle gatherer

2 people on pulses

Parting Notes for client


Matthew: Basic Principles


Organ Locations

Specific Indications


Stratton : Apothecary

Creating tincture formulas

Creating Teas

Creating flower, essences


Presenting Invoice




Margi Boundaries practice. Concepts around money and making a real living.

Matthew: Introduction to Holistic Herbal Medicine

Natural/old time naturopathic. How Nature operates. Functional/organ functions not molecules.

How the body operates.

Traditional. How everybody did it.

Holistic. See the whole, see the patterns within the whole.

Traditional Herbalism and Naturopathy

Vitalist. Our vitality sees their vitality. Not metaphysical, practical.

Tools: eyes, ears, hands (pulse, tongue, skin, palpation) Come Monday

Matthew and Margi:




Client in the morning

Afternoon for further questions and concepts of practice.


Morning talks with Margi and Matt, afternoons with a client. Plan to arrive and settle in by 8:45.

9:00 – 9:15 Each morning Margi will circle us together to define the sacred space. One student with gather something from Nature to place on the alter. The same student shares in closing circle with Matthew.

9:15 12 lectures

12 – 1:30 Lunch

1:30 to 2 Roles assigned

Preparing for our first client, questions, settling in.

2- 3:30 client


4:00 – 4:30 Concluding Rhythms: Formulating, Preparations, Recommendations

Presentation of formulas and Invoice

Thoughts behind formulations

Observations, afterthoughts of time with client, putting files in proper order.

4:30 – 5PM Clean Up 

5PM Closing Circle with Matthew and a student

To register, please email Margi by clicking the link below:
Reserve classes for November 3rd, 4th and 5th
Or call Margi at 781-631-4312