Natura EDU is a professional educational platform designed to provide practitioners with the most current tools and research on utilizing botanicals and nutrients to achieve improved outcomes and lifetime wellness care for their patients. This site offers a wide array of educational resources including: white papers, research review papers, topical focus papers, and on-demand webinars. We hope to stimulate important conversations among researchers and integrative care practitioners, and to contribute to the ever-growing body of research on botanical and nutritional medicine.
Natura EDU is the educational arm of Natura Health Products, a leader in the professional supplement industry. Natura was founded in 2001 by internationally recognized Clinical Master Herbalist and Certified Nutritionist Donald Yance, in affiliation with his Medical & Scientific Advisory Board. Yance has devoted his life to developing a unique approach to health and healing that combines scientific research with the wisdom of ancient healing traditions. He currently maintains a clinical practice at the Mederi Centre for Natural Healing, is a published author and health care educator. Both Donald and his wife Jennifer Yance, also founded the The Mederi Center, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the transformation of healthcare. The vision for Natura EDU grew out of a desire to extend practitioner education, in the most convenient and accessible way possible, to the professionals who are at the forefront of delivering integrative, innovative care every day.