Tick Boot Camp

Episode 407: Herbal Pathways - an interview with Lyme Specialist Monica Wilde

30 days ago

Welcome to a riveting episode of the Tick Boot Camp Podcast, where we delve into the fascinating world of herbal medicine with Monica Wilde, a distinguished herbalist, author, and a beacon of hope for those battling Lyme disease and its co-infections. Broadcasting straight from Scotland, Monica, also affectionately known as Mo, shares her unique journey into the realm of herbal medicine, emphasizing her specialized focus on Borrelia and Lyme's complex co-infection group.

In This Episode:

  • Meet Monica Wilde: Discover Monica's path from her early roots to becoming a research herbalist with a master's degree in herbal medicine, working at the forefront of Lyme disease treatment in Scotland.
  • Collaboration with Dr. Jack Lambert: Learn about Monica's collaborative work with Dr. Jack Lambert since 2019, focusing on Lyme disease and its intricate web of co-infections.
  • The Journey to Specialization: Monica discusses her decisive moment to specialize solely in Lyme disease patients, inspired by her experiences in the United States and her determination to uncover patterns in Lyme disease treatment.
  • Herbal Medicine and Lyme Disease: Monica sheds light on the power of herbal medicine in treating Lyme disease, emphasizing the importance of understanding the multifaceted nature of this condition and its co-infections.
  • The Role of Belief in Healing: Explore the critical role of belief and mindset in the healing process, as Monica and the hosts discuss the psychological aspects of battling Lyme disease.
  • Pattern Recognition in Treatment: Delve into Monica's approach to identifying patterns in Lyme disease symptoms and treatments, highlighting the significance of individualized care and the challenges of non-standardization.
  • Herbal Allies: Monica shares her insights on the most potent herbs in combating Lyme disease and its symptoms, including the underrated power of dandelion and Japanese knotweed.
  • The Future of Lyme Disease Treatment: Monica and the hosts engage in a thought-provoking discussion on the evolving landscape of Lyme disease treatment, the importance of a multidisciplinary approach, and the ongoing challenges faced by patients and practitioners alike.
  • Monica's Resources: Find out where to access Monica's wealth of knowledge, including her book and the work of the CLA Clinic in Scotland, dedicated to combating Lyme, COVID, and other infectious diseases through the integration of herbal medicine.

Join us for an enlightening conversation with Monica Wilde and special guest co-host Cassidy Colbert as we explore the intersections of herbal medicine, belief, and the complex world of Lyme disease treatment. Whether you're a patient, a practitioner, or simply curious about alternative healing modalities, this episode offers valuable insights and hope for those on the journey to recovery.

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