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Our Naturopathy Online Certification Course offers a comprehensive study of Herbal Medicine, Healing Diets, Holistic Anatomy and Physiology and Iridology, along with supportive naturopathic therapies and lifestyle interventions, providing the full spectrum of modalities for creating holistic self healing programmes in a professional setting. 

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The Naturopathy Online Certification Course offered by the School of Natural Medicine UK integrates the study of pure Naturopathy, Healing Diets, Herbal Medicine and Iridology.

nutrition, plant medicine, iridology & naturopathic supportive therapies are taught in-depth:

Our Naturopathy Online Certification Course offers a comprehensive study of Herbal Medicine, Healing Diets, Holistic Anatomy and Physiology and Iridology, along with supportive naturopathic therapies and lifestyle interventions, providing the full spectrum of modalities for creating holistic self healing programmes in a professional setting.

In this comprehensive course you will become expertly attuned to the concept of ‘cause and effect’ – as you learn to use diet, herbal medicine, essential oils, flower essences and supportive therapies to increase health and vitality, and to achieve balance, harmony and wellbeing. This course includes the study of diet and nutrition, cleansing and rejuvenation, supportive herbal treatments, Iridology, the full spectrum of naturopathic treatments and lifestyle, consultation skills, building a practice and more.

Graduates of this course receive the Herbal Medicine Therapist (HMT), Healing Diets Coach (HDC) and Iridology (IrC) certifications, along with the Naturopathy certification (NC), and can join the American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP) as a professional member and qualify as a board-accredited Holistic Health Practitioner. You can also join the Complementary Medicine Association and acquire your own practice insurance through Westminster Insurance.

All students who begin with the Naturopathy Online Certification Course can also decide at a later date if they would like to continue their studies to Professional Diploma level by attending all five in-person Immersion Trainings and enrolling in the Self Healing module.

Jifunza Jaha
Naturopathy Student

“I am so thankful that I decided to embark on this course. It is exactly what I expected. I love how you have structured the course materials, the lessons are so easy to read, informative and beautifully written. I'm so happy it’s all about experiential learning, self awareness and growth. Exactly how I intend to learn and heal.”

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Naturopathy Online Certification Course

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(comprised of Healing Diets, Iridology, Naturopathy and Herbal Medicine online courses)

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Course Details


• Food and consciousness: emotions, cognition, depression, anxiety, gut health, etc.
• Tissue Salts
• Parasite cleansing
• Vegan diet: philosophy, practical application and menu inspiration
• Health consequences of eating animal products
• Environmental consequences of eating animal products
• Social consequences of eating animal products
• Economic consequences of eating animal products • Meat, dairy and egg replacers in recipes
• Vegan and vegetarian baking
• Food and Ethics
• Factory farming
• Genetically modified foods: health, environmental and economic/societal costs
• The seed industry
• Corporate food
• Litigation and school lunches
• Subsidised GMO farmers vs penalised organic farmers
• Slave labour in the food industry
• Codex Alimentarius
• Food additives
• Public Research - Private Gain: funding for food research/funding policies
• Changing food policies
• Food sovereignty
• Soil and health
• Organic farming: biodynamics and permaculture
• Self healing and independent health
• Creating a practice
• Creating a consultation space
• Practice promotion, websites and marketing
• Practice ethics and codes of conduct
• Consultation skills
• Healing Diets programme creation

• Diet and the immune system
• Lymphatic cleansing
• Diet and the nervous system
• Transition Diets
• Low glycemic diets
• Healing food habits: mealtime stories, food addiction, emotional eating and other eating disorders
• Oils and fats: raw, vegetable, nut and seed, methods of extraction, effects on health
• Creating a healing diets kitchen: tools, cookware
• Conscious eating: awareness, presentation, environment
• Menu inspiration
• Five elements: earth, water, fire, air and ether, and their relationship with diet
• Biological humours of Vata, Pita and Kapha
• The three Gunas and diet
• Six tastes: sweet, sour, salty, pungent, bitter and astringent
• Healing spices: dosha balancing and medicinal benefits of culinary spices
• Living foods: history, benefits and practice
• Fermented food and drinks
• Sprouting
• Dehydrating foods
• Use of nuts and seeds in healing diets
• Raw food diets: transitioning to raw, raw food preparation, nutrient density, raw challenges, raw contraindications
• Assimilation of nutrient
• Diets for babies and children
• Diets for adolescence
• Diet for preparing for pregnancy, pregnancy and nursing
• Diet for health building and recovery
• Supportive diets for those on medication
• Diet for menopause
• Diet for the elderly
• Food and conditions for increasing beauty
• Nutrient density for athletes

• How the body utilises water in cell, organ, gland and systemic function.
• The effects of dehydration
• Water fasting: history, theory and practice
• Water quality, structure and preservation
• Water as a container for intention
• Juice fasting: history, theory and practice. Methods of juicing
• Liquitarian Diets
• Green drinks
• Produce hygiene
• Nutritional and medicinal properties of fruits and vegetables.
• Disease progression: enervation, toxemia, irritation, inflammation, ulceration, induration, fungation
• Steps to overcoming disease
• The eliminative organs and now to support them with diet, herbs and naturopathic therapies
• Detox symptoms and naturopathic treatments
• Bowel cleansing: theory and practice
• Digestive health and longevity
• In-depth study of the digestive system and enteric nervous system
• Liver and gallbladder cleansing: theory and practice
• Stomach cleansing and healing
• Nutritional support for body organs, systems and glands
• Kidney stone cleansing and urinary system support
• Wheatgrass, chlorophyl and Rejuvelac: benefits and use
• Purification Diet
• Food combining
• Alkaline diet: effects of pH on body cells, organs, glands and systems, and on mental and emotional health
• Minerals, vitamins, proteins, starch, fats, sugars, enzymes, antioxidants, phytonutrients pre and probiotics, life force in food, and their roles in body function

course topics

healing diets

• Naming and identifying plants
• Collecting herbs and preparing herbarium specimens
• Plant classification appendix
• Pharmacy and dispensary
• How to set up a pharmacy
• Dosage
• Methods of herbal application
• First aid treatment
• Acute conditions
• Fomentations
• Infusions
• Ointments
• Ovules
• Pill making
• Poultices
• Smoking herbs
• Syrups and tinctures

• Materia Medica (116 primary herbs, plus dozens of supportive herbs) - action, active ingredients, activity, applications, aromatherapy, astrology, Ayurveda, cautions, contraindications, chakras, elements, emotions, Chinese medicine, combinations, cultivation, dosage, energetics, flower essences, formulas, habitat, history, homeopathy, meridians, organs, names, nutrients, part used, personality, plant description, research, spiritual properties, substitutions, systems, taste, tissues, wildcrafting and preparation.
• Iatrogenic drug induced disease
• Herbs and healing
• Holistic perceptions
• Body, mind, spirit
• Vitamins and minerals for body organs, systems and glands
• Botany
• Chemistry of herbs

• History and Philosophy
• Use of herbs in ancient and traditional societies
• Chemistry of herbs
• Climate, soil, active principles
• Collecting, harvesting, storage
• Extraction
• Food as Medicine
• Food addictions
• Effects of diet, coffee, alcohol, drugs, etc., on the healing process
• Creating herbal formulas
• Prescription symbols
• Herbal pharmacy terminology
• Contraindications for a range of situations
• Body systems and herbal medicine (anatomy and physiology is taught by body system and integrated through the course

course topics

herbal medicine

• Reproductive system in the iris
• Respiratory system in the iris
• Urinary system in the iris
• Skeletal and muscular systems in the iris
• Iridian psychology
• Rayid model
• Flower essences, emotional healing and Iridology

• Eliminative channels in the iris
• European constitutional types
• Faridian constitutional types
• Holistic anatomy and physiology
• Nervous system in the iris
• Digestive system in the iris
• Circulatory system in the iris
• Lymphatic system in the iris
• Endcrine system in the iris

• History and Philosophy of Iridology - from 1000 BC to today
• Foundation of Natural Medicine
• Symbolic language of the interior world
• Iris topography
• Embryology
• Iris drawing
• Iris texture
• Basic Iris Signs

course topics


• Heredity
• Sexuality and Reproduction
• Life Habits
• A Healing Home
• Personal Hygiene
• Inner and Outer Ecology
• Healing Processes
• Healing Crisis/Achievement
• Exercise
• Psychology of Illness/Wellness
• Relationships
• Cleansing and Purification
• Rebuilding/Regenerating
• Case Taking
• Consultation Skills
• Methods of analysis
• Healing Centres/Sanitariums
• Complete system of nature cure
• Dozens of individual treatments

• Chronic Disease and Treatment
• Relieving stress of chronic conditions
• Reversing disease process
• Earth Elemental Energetics
• Water Elemental Energetics
• Fire Elemental Energetics
• Air Elemental Energetics
• Ether Elemental Energetics
• Nutrition
• Climate/Environment
• Polarity Therapy
• Earth therapies
• Water Therapies
• Bowel cleansing
• Constitutional diagnosis and treatment
• Effects of system weakness
• Discrimination
• Vibrational healing
• Emotional Healing

• History and Philosophy of Naturopathy
• What is Health? What is Cure?
• Laws of Living
• Laws of Cure
• Health/Disease Continuum
• Acute disease and treatment
• Suppression vs Elimination
• The effects of inflammation
• Holistic Anatomy & Physiology
• 9 Body Systems
• Lymphatic System
• Circulatory System
• Reproductive System
• Endocrine System
• Respiratory System
• Digestive System
• Urinary System
• Musculoskeletal System
• Nervous System

course topics