Monica Wilde, Herbalist

Monica Wilde

Tick Boot Camp Podcast
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Napiers Lyme Clinic Specialist
Monica Wilde is at the forefront of herbal research in the treatment of Lyme disease and associated co-infections, such as Bartonella, Babesia, Rickettsia, Ehrlichia, Anaplasma, Mycoplasma, and more. With a Master’s degree in Herbal Medicine from the University of Central Lancashire, Monica has dedicated her career to understanding and combating tick-borne diseases, focusing her efforts on Lyme disease (Borrelia burgdorferi) specifically.

Expertise and Specialization

  • Research Herbalist: Monica’s role as a research herbalist allows her to concentrate exclusively on Lyme disease and bacterial and viral infections, differentiating her from a general medical herbalist.
  • Integrative Medicine: With a strong belief in the holistic approach, Monica specializes in beneficial concomitant prescribing, aiming to minimize chemical drug side effects while ensuring effective treatment.
  • Previous Research: Monica has conducted studies on chelated iodine in seaweed for thyroid function and is involved in designing clinical trials for seaweed consumption among those taking levothyroxine for underactive thyroid.


Education and Affiliations

  • MSc in Herbal Medicine from the University of Central Lancashire
  • Fellow of the Linnean Society
  • Founding Member of the Association of Foragers
  • Member of the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine


Teaching and Lecturing
Monica is a guest lecturer at the Royal Botanic Gardens of Edinburgh, teaching the medicinal uses of seaweeds, fungi, tree saps, and resins. Her passion for the natural world drives her to share knowledge of the healing powers of plants and fungi.

Foraging Teacher
A lifelong forager, Monica teaches the art of identifying and utilizing wild food and plant medicine. Her experiences and teachings are shared through her blog and workshops, aiming to connect more people with nature’s bounty.

Work With Monica Wilde
For those suffering from Lyme disease or interested in exploring the integration of herbal medicine into their treatment plan, Monica Wilde offers consultations through the Napiers Lyme Clinic. Sessions can be conducted at the Bathgate Clinic or remotely via telephone/Skype/FaceTime, making her expertise accessible to a wider audience.

To book a consultation with Monica, please contact the Bathgate Clinic:

  • Address: 62 George Street, Bathgate, EH48 1PD
  • Telephone: 01506 353 786
  • Email: [email protected]


Monica Wilde’s commitment to research, education, and patient care makes her a vital resource for those battling Lyme disease. Her holistic approach and dedication to natural healing practices offer a unique perspective and treatment path for patients seeking alternative or supplementary treatments.