What Is Naturopathic Medicine?


Naturopathic medicine integrates modern scientific knowledge with traditional and natural healing methods, techniques and medicine.

Naturopathic Doctors work to stimulate the innate healing power of the body and to uncover the root cause of disease. Disease is treated as a process rather than an entity, and symptoms are seen as the body’s natural attempt to heal, indications of underlying dysfunction and less desirable lifestyle habits.

Naturopathic Doctors take a patient-centred, holistic approach to health. Nutritional and lifestyle changes are seen as the foundations of good health, and other therapies used include: