Matthew Alfs, MH, RH (AHG) has been a clinical herbalist for over 20 years, assisting over 7,000 persons to revitalize their health over that span of time. He was educated at Wild Rose College of Natural Healing in Calgary, Alberta and at the American Academy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. In 2002, Matthew was awarded a coveted registered-herbalist (RH) status from the American Herbalists Guild for educational and clinical excellence, a status held by less than 250 persons in the USA. In 2003, he founded the Midwest School of Herbal Studies (www.mwherbalstudies.com) to provide herbal education to eager students across North America, while also teaching courses in herbalism at several area colleges. He is the author of several books, including 300 Herbs: Their Indications and Contraindications (2003), Edible & Medicinal Wild Plants of the Midwest (2013), and Diary of a Country Herbalist (2017), as well as the 1,500-page curriculum for the Midwest School of Herbal Studies. In his spare time, Matthew enjoys nature exploration, wild-food foraging, fitness activities, and fellowship with family and friends.
Raulla S. Mitchell
Creator/Founder of Eden Prairie based RED NOTE BOTANICA, fresh natural skincare for the bath. Her passion for quotidian beauty, luxury and joie de vivre inspires her to select the highest quality ingredients to safely and effectively formulate products designed to gently care for and rejuvenate your skin and luscious fresh fragrances to delight your spirit.
Her weekly blog Skincare 101, FAQ's, and Ingredients info (on her website) are full of up-to-date natural skincare, holistic health and lifestyle info you'll enjoy. She believes life is an art and an adventure to be playfully and beautifully celebrated everyday, and invites you to join her in making your own DIY products.
Fun facts about Raulla: loves art, writing, theater, cinema, literature, philosophy, travel, and cooking.
RED NOTE BOTANICA http://rednotebotanica.com/
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