Providing Herbal Education, Herbal Products

and Holistic 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.

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  1. No chemicals
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New Product Introduction

 

Applications now OPEN for the spring Herbal Apprenticeship program. As an Herbal Apprentice, you will learn how to synthesize the wisdom of nature, herbal traditions, scientific research and intuition. Read about the Program structure and curriculum here.


 

Classes at Wildwood Institute

Herbalism 101

Saturday, March 7, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

In this introduction to Herbalism, you will 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. Jennnifer will share information on herbal terminology, and how to choose an herb according to its uses and actions.

Gain an understanding of the history of Herbal Medicine and how it is different than conventional medicine in its wisdom, intuition, language and power.

Class taught by Herbalist Jennifer Helmer. Tuition: $85. Register online.

 

Making Herbal Medicines

Saturday, July 25, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

As a follow-up to the introductory Herbalism 101 class, Jennifer will teach this class on how to:

  • Make a tincture, long infusion, infused oil or ointment and an herbal vinegar
  • Use tools and techniques to harvest herbs
  • Choose the correct preparations for harvested herbs
  • Use the remedies you will be taking home
  • Choose a harvest location, along with safety guidelines
  • Make and eat a wild salad

You will make and take home 3 herbal preparations!


This class will be held at Wildwood Institute, and will include an Herb Walk, weather permitting. Tuition is $95, plus a $20 materials fee. Register

 
 
 
 
 
 
You can order your favorite Wildwood Institute products through our online Products Store with taxes, handling and shipping charges included in the website price. That's right - the online price you pay includes all taxes and shipping charges!
 

Quick Calendar

Herbalism 101
Saturday, March 7, 2015
at Wildwood Institute
Tuition: $85
Register
 
 
Sharp Mind - Herbs & Tools
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
at Olbrich Botanical Gardens
$22 non-members
$17 members
Register
 
 
Earth Day Herb Walk
Saturday, April 11, 2015
at UW-Arboretum, 2:00 pm
led by Kathleen Wildwood
No charge
Register
 
 
Culinary Herbs That Promote Health & Vitality
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
at Olbrich Botanical Gardens
$22 non-members
$17 members
Register
 
Summer Open House and Herb Garden Walk
1:00 - 4:00 pm
Sunday, July 19
Register for Garden Walk-2:00 pm
Send an email with your name and number attending
 
 Making Herbal Medicines
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday, July 25
$95 tuition plus $20 materials fee
Register
 
 

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