Photo of Master Herbalist Graduate Amy Spadafora
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The lockdown presented challenging circumstances for many graduates and I was blown away with the creativity and determination of so many who found a way to be of service within the limitations of the time. Master Herbalist graduate, Amy Spadafora, has been building her practice in South Carolina for some time, and has the most beautiful herb and vegetable garden surrounding her home, where she also sees her patients.

Biophotons emitted from Passion Flowers
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“Your body is woven from the light of Heaven.” Rumi

Imagine that you are given a blindfold and asked to run through a mile of densely wooded forest to reach a flag pole on the other end without hitting a tree. If you started running, what do you think your chances are of reaching the flagpole without hitting a tree?

But, what if you could manifest a trillion of you, and you all ran through the forest, using different paths, ...

Healing Diets Student offers virtual cooking classes during lockdown
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Inspired by the powerful changes that she had witnessed in friends that had shifted to a more plant based diet, Bex Shindler enrolled in the Healing Diets Nutritional Consultant diploma course in 2016, and committed to work on her own self healing. Although her professional career was in the arts, Bex developed a plant-based catering business for retreats alongside her work and studies, and later attended the Healing Diets Immersion Training in ...

Integrative Pharmacy in London
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Herbal Medicine graduate, Funke Adeniji, is a pharmacist who, through her work as an HIV specialist developed a profound interest in integrating HIV therapies with herbal medicine and supplements.

My clinical pharmacy career started at Imperial College Hospital, and led to an interest in HIV. Through working as a Specialist HIV Pharmacist at some of the UK’s largest HIV centres, I noticed how keen ...

12 Healers - Bach Flower Essences Chart
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Following are some beautiful examples of student work during lockdown. These 'visual' examples are a tiny taster of the steady flow of assignments that students submitted, and of course most of their assignments were written, so in the coming weeks I will be sharing some of their essays on the school blog.

Self care was very much at the forefront of people's minds as we all found ourselves at home, in varying circumstances. That so many ...


Bonny Casel ND, MAMH, MBSLM, FBRI is the founder and director of School of Natural Medicine UK and course creator of Lifestyle Medicine for Self Care. She is also a training provider for NHS hospital staff, guest lecturer, and speaks internationally with a focus on holistic pro-health care.

Bonny began her teaching career in 1988 and has studied with many of the leading pioneers of natural medicine of the last century, including Dr. Bernard Jensen, Dr. John Christopher, Dr. Farida Sharan, Dorothy Hall, and Denny Johnson, as well as scientists Bruce Lipton and Nassim Haramein. She has authored several accredited courses, including the comprehensive Healing Diets Nutritional Consultant and Quantum Botanicals Advanced. 

Dedicated to educating, empowering and inspiring people to achieve independent health and quality of life, Bonny is also committed to lifelong continuing education, experiential self- care and to contribute what she can to make the world a better place. Please visit to find out more.

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