As we transition from summer to fall, now is the time to nourish and tone your immune system.

Here are some of Kathleen's favorite immune boosting herbs:

Echinacea (Root):

Echinacea spp.

  • Prevents and assists with overcoming the common cold, influenza, and upper respiratory infections
  • Scientifically shown to increase T-cell activity 



Calendula (Flower):

 Calendula officinalis

  • Anti-inflammatory, Anti-fungal, Anti-Viral, and Anti-bacterial properties
  • Assists with toning and draining the lymphatic system

Eleuthero (Root):

Eleutherococcus senticosus

  • Known as an adaptogen, it increases resistance to stress
  • Helps normalize immune and adrenal systems for both over and under functioning responses
  • Increases helper T-cell function



Wildwood Institute Teaching Garden

Interested in joining the next group of

Apprentices at Wildwood Institute?

Check out the 2018 Beginning Apprentice Class Schedule


Blue Vervain


 Kathleen had a great time presenting at the Planting the Future Conference in the Kickapoo Valley Reserve and the Great Lakes Herb Faire in Chelsea, MI! 


We had an amazing time sharing plant knowledge and fostering ties with the area's herbal community. 



Kathleen is excited to be presenting at the:



Quick Calendar

Southeast Wise Women Herbal Conference
Black Mountain, NC
October 13-15
More Info
Warming Winter Herbs
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
November 7
More Info

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