What is Naturopathic Medicine

"Naturopathic medicine is a distinct primary health care profession, emphasizing prevention, treatment, and optimal health through the use of therapeutic methods and substances that encourage individuals’ inherent self-healing process.  The practice of naturopathic medicine includes modern and traditional, scientific, and empirical methods."- AANP 

Principles of Naturopathic Medicine 

  • 1) Healing Power of Nature 

  • 2) Identify and Treat the Cause 

  • 3) First Do No Harm 

  • 4) Doctor as Teacher 

  • 5) Treat the Whole Person 

  • 6) Prevention