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School History of Purehealth School of Natural Medicine International


School of Natural Medicine honors Dr. Bernard Jensen – University of Cambridge Conference – 1981

School History Celebrated from 1977 to 2014

 School of Natural Medicine, Boulder, Colorado from 1988 through present day achieved illustrious beginnings in Cambridge, England
“It is a blessing to be a part of a school where the mentors care and are like family.
I am in love with my studies and this school.
Thank you for your continued support and encouragement for my Self Healing.” Brittany Lupori, Texas, USA


Traditional Naturopathy, enhanced by Iridology, holistic therapies, Herbal Medicine &  Healing Diets, is embodied in self Healing.

Founder & Director, Farida Sharan ND, invited renowned world teachers of Iridology & Natural Medicine to Cambridge, England.

Dr. Raymond Christopher, Dr. Bernard Jensen, Dorothy Hall, Willy Hauser, Harri Wolf Denny Johnson shared their discoveries.

Farida Sharan ND, created the British Register of Iridologists (BRI), to honor professional standards of training and practice.

Members of BRI founded the Guild of Naturopathic Iridologists International (GNII) in 1992, after Farida moved to Boulder, Colorado. 

Since 1988, School of Natural Medicine in Boulder, Colorado welcomes local, national and international students for dynamic trainings.

Farida Sharan invited to to teach worldwide: Thailand, Australia, South Africa, England, Canada, India, Malaysia & Iceland.

School of Natural Medicine Graduate, Betty Sue O’Brian ND, President of the International Iridology Practitioners Association (IIPA).

School of Natural Medicine Graduate, Hakim Salim Khan MIr, President of the Guild of Naturopathic Iridologists, International (GNII).

. . . graduating authentic, highly skilled practitioners worldwide since 1977

School of Natural Medicine International – Boulder, Colorado & United Kingdom

Approved Colorado State Board of Higher Education Private Occupational School.

Naturopathy, Master Herbalist, Master Iridologist Healing Diets Diplomas

Essential Oils Therapist, Flower Essence Practitioner & Master Touch Reflexologist Certifications.

Flexible classes of 8 or less students, devoted to hands-on skills & dynamic interactive teachings, graduate confident, creative & passionate practitioners.

Students of all levels education, experience & location choose spring, summer & autumn classes offered on the School Calendar.

Herbal Medicine & Healing Diet Summer Immersions, Self-Healing, Clinical Training, Retreats & Online Courses progress toward Graduation Immersions.

Browse the School News Blog for inspiring information on classes, students, graduates, photos & testimonials.


School History of School of Natural Medicine UK


School of Natural Medicine honors Dorothy Hall – University of Cambridge Conference – 1985 & 1986
School of Natural Medicine UK

In 2007, Bonny Casel Melendy ND, graduate of the School of Natural Medicine expanded the School of Natural Medicine, UK.

Bonny Casel, Farida Sharan’s daughter, trained with Dr. John Christopher, Dr. Bernard Jensen, Denny Johnson & Dorothy Hall.

School of Natural Medicine UK attracts national & international students for Naturopathy & Natural Physician Diploma training programs.

Bonny Casel Melendy ND offers dynamic, integrated Natural Physician Immersions in Cambridge, England enhanced by personal mentoring for Online students.

SNM UK is dedicated to guiding students to the highest level of primary care as Natural Physicians.

Creative, caring class environments inspire personal evolution. Self Healing enhances & integrates academic & clinical training.

SNM UK upholds the spirit of holistic & Natural Medicine, respects the authentic tradition of integrity, and honors the history of Natural Medicine.

Online Courses are offered to students not able to attend classes or who wish to prepare before attending classes.



School of Natural Medicine honors Willy Hauser, Heilpraktiker, Germany
Conference at the University of Cambridge – 1984
Dr. Caroline Kooy & Dr. Shirley Bond with Farida Sharan
SNM UK Summer School 1988 Group
School of Natural Medicine UK Summer School 1988

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