Providing Herbal Education, Herbal Products and Health Consultations
Wildwood Institute provides the most advanced herbal training in the Midwest. Whether your goal is to become a practicing herbalist, or simply to learn about healthy alternatives for yourself, your friends and family, our Herbal Apprenticeship program will give you the comprehensive herbal education you are seeking!
Based in Madison, Wisconsin, we also offer one-time herb classes and workshops, special events, personal health consultations with herbalist Kathleen Wildwood, and our own locally grown, pesticide-free, high quality herbal products.
NEW PRODUCT - Mosquito Spray
Just in time! Our custom blend all-natural herbal mosquito spray works to repel mosquitoes and bugs, due to the unique combination of volatile oils contained in the herbs used in this spray: Catnip herb, Lemon Balm herb and Yarrow herb. Safe and gentle, for external use only. Can be lightly sprayed on clothing. Safe for children, too. $11.50 includes tax, shipping and handling. Order through our Products Store.
Herbalism 101 - Class at Wildwood Institute
Saturday, September 6, 10:00-5:00 pm
Herbalism is the use of plants for food, medicine or ceremony. Learn about safe and effective uses of herbs, how to identify herbs, best uses of parts of an herb, and specifics of tinctures, decoctions, ointments and teas. Gain an understanding of how Herbal Medicine is different than conventional medicine in its wisdom, language and power. Class taught by Herbalist Jennifer Helmer. Tuition: $85. Register online.
Kathleen Raven Wildwood is gathering her 25 years experience and training into an introductory volume of practical herbal knowledge for health and vitality. Based on her popular class, this book will teach:
- How herbal medicine is different than conventional medicine, with its own wisdom, language and power
- Fundamental herbal concepts and terminology
- Guidelines for the safe and effective use of herbs
- Benefits and drawbacks of different herbal preparations, including tinctures, decoctions, salves and teas
- Common local herbs you can learn to use
Reserve your copy for $20, price includes tax and shipping.
Book available Oct. 2014.
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