Naturopathy honors the body’s own ability to heal itself. Natural medicine or Naturopathy is considered an alternative therapy. Each individual is considered unique and the treatment also differs from one individual to another.
The focus of naturopathic medicine is health promotion and understanding that the body has an innate ability to heal itself. Disease prevention and preventing the progression of disease are principles inherent to naturopathic medicine.
The goal of naturopathic practice is to treat underlying disorders and restore normal body function by enhancing the body’s own capabilities. Naturopathic medicines can contribute to resolving the costly epidemic of chronic diseases.
Principles of Naturopathy
- Do not harm
- The healing power of nature
- Identify and treat the cause of the disease
- Treat the whole body