Studying Herbal Medicine at Wildwood Institute

October, 2020

Outdoor class session, October 2020
Studying in-person and virtually, October 2020

 

Apprentices walking through the garden

Apprentices walking through the garden, October 2020

Herb walk on the Ice Age Trail

Autumn on the Ice Age Trail

September, 2020

Jewelweed simmering

Making Jewelweed broth

 

Oils and tinctures

 

Upcoming Classes and Events: 

Create Resilience in the Time of COVID-19 with Herbal Adaptogens

 

Tuesday, January 26, 2021
6:30-8:00 P.M.

Class will be held online through Olbrich Botanical Gardens

Holy Basil, Nettle, and Ashwaganda are three among many herbal adaptogens, traditional remedies supported by science for long-term, unrelenting stress. Adaptogens heal our nervous, immune and endocrine systems, and can improve mood, energy, sleep, adrenal or thyroid function, and other symptoms. Join us in this virtual class as we explore several adaptogens which work with different sets of symptoms and learn how they are used for best results.

So You Want to be an Herbalist?

 

Thursday, February 4, 2021
6:30-8:00 P.M.

Class will be held online through Olbrich Botanical Gardens

Harvesting dandelion root on a crisp fall day. Making your own elderberry syrup. Knowing which herbs to use when your loved one has a cold. These are just a few of the reasons people become herbalists! Learn what you need to know in order to be a safe and effective herbalist. We will discuss resources, legalities, licensing, and the joy of learning about plants!

Plant-based Healing for the Heart

 

Tuesday, March 2, 2021
6:00-8:00 P.M.

Class will be held online through Olbrich Botanical Gardens

Join us as we explore delicious heart-y infusions, vinegars and honeys from some of nature’s most wonderful plants! In this virtual class you will learn how to use herbs, foods, and lifestyle choices to strengthen your heart, create strong and flexible blood vessels, and maintain healthy blood pressure.

 

Rejuvenate Yourself with Spring Tonics

 

Thursday, April 1, 2021
6:00-8:00 P.M.

Class will be held online through Olbrich Botanical Gardens

Spring is the season when old energies are cleared away and bodies renew themselves. Traditional herbal spring tonics, easily grown in your yard, can help you do this safely, gently and effectively. Learn the modern uses of these wonderful herbs for improved metabolism, stable moods and clear skin, and how to do a six-week spring tune-up. Join us to learn all about herbal spring tonics and for a demonstration on how to make an herbal skin toner.

 

 

 

 

 

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