Founded in 1953 by Dr. John R. Christopher
The School of Natural Healing
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Nutritional Herbalist Course
Levels 200-500
This Program will instruct you to recognize, understand, and assist the body's inherent healing power. You will learn preventive medicine through the study of basic principles of nutrition and natural healing. These courses focus on nutrition, elimination therapies, herbal cleansing and the cause of disease. Training also includes the proper application of wholesome herbs and simple remedies.

The Nutritional Herbalist Program has a 1 year schedule and needs to be completed in this time frame.

A certificate as a Nutritional Herbalist will be awarded upon completion of this program.

The Family Herbalist is a pre-requisite for the Nutritional Herbalist program.
Level 300  -  Basic Herbal Healing

Level 300 discusses specific ailments characteristic in men, women, and children. Simple methods used not only for healing, but also for prevention of common diseases are outlined. Well-researched information about vaccinations prepares students to deal with this controversial subject. A variety of subjects including cardiovascular disease, childhood diseases, high blood pressure, pregnancy, Downs Syndrome, breast and prostate cancer, hormone replacement therapy, high cholesterol, and home birth are also presented.

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Level 200  -  Fundamentals of Natural Healing

Level 200 discusses the rich history of herbal medicine. It also treats the student to 10 hours of timeless herbal education by Dr. Christopher on CD. Dr. Christopher gives expert instruction on the organ systems of the body including the heart, digestive tract, lungs, liver, pancreas, nerves, skin, eyes, reproductive organs and kidneys. He also shares information on pregnancy, allergies, obesity, varicose veins, pyorrhea and hair loss. Dr. Christopher's "Curing the Incurables" program is also detailed. This program has helped countless people reclaim their health from the clutches of so called "incurable" diseases. Detailed information is included on the immune system, herbal first aid, and treatments for eczema, insect bites, swollen glands, heat stroke, frostbite, shock, sunburn, and much more. A Healthier You CD's include information on apple cider vinegar, ginger, comfrey, licorice, artificial sweeteners, herbal psychiatry, Ritalin and Prozac.

Materials include:
Herbal History (1.5 hour DVD)
Super Immunity (1.3 hour DVD)
Study guide for the Vitalist Seminar Videos
How to Raise a Healthy Child in Spite of Your Doctor text by Dr. Robert Mendhelsohn, MD
Study guide for How to Raise a Healthy Child
Dr. Christopher's New Herb Lectures (10 hrs. of audio CDs)
A Healthier You CD album containing 10 programs on various health topics (10 hrs.audio)
Level 500  -  Specifics in Herbal Healing

Level 500 expounds on diseases such as cancer, diabetes, hyperactivity, depression and other mental and emotional disorders that have become all too common in countries that follow the "American diet". David Christopher discusses how each disease is caused and how it can be prevented and treated using natural methods.

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Level 400  -  Nutritional Healing

Level 400 will enlighten the student on the foundational importance of whole foods and their role in health. Learn to create a healthy diet emphasizing the importance of whole grains, fruits, vegetable, nuts, and seeds. The lectures cover what type of water is best to drink, internal cleansing procedures, reprogramming genetics, recipes for good health and more. This level includes a manual which lists the vitamin and mineral content of various herbs and foods.

Materials include:
Vaccines: Are They Really Safe and Effective? text by Neil Z. Miller
Study guide for Vaccines are They Really Safe and Effective?
Women's Health (1.3 hour DVD)
Men's Health (1.3 hour DVD)
Children's Health (2 hour DVD)
Herbal Midwifery with Dianne Bjarnson (1.5 hour DVD)
Dr. Mom text by Sandra Ellis
Study guide for Dr. Mom
Transfiguration Diet text by Little Green Inc.
Eat to Live by Joel Fuhrman
Study guides for Transfiguration Diet and Eat to Live
Mucusless Diet Assignment
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Auto Immune Diseases (1 hour DVD)
Emotional Immunity (1.5 hour DVD)
Cancer Concerns (1.5 hour DVD)
Controlling Diabetes (1 hour DVD)