6 Principles of Naturopathic Medicine (Sarah Barber - Brighton Nutritionist)

Any Naturopathic Practitioner has in mind the following Principles or Laws that they work within so to provide the best outcome and take the upmost care of their clients:

  • The healing power of nature- nature has the innate ability to heal
  • Identify and treat the cause – there is always an underlying cause, be it physical or emotional
  • Do no harm- a Naturopath will never use treatments that may create other conditions
  • Treat the whole person- when preparing a treatment plan, all aspects of a person’s being are taken into consideration
  • The Naturopath as a teacher – a Naturopath empowers the patient to take responsibility for his/her own health by teaching self-care
  • Prevention is better than cure – a Naturopath may remove toxic substances and situations from a patient’s lifestyle to prevent the onset of further disease
6 Principles of Naturopathic Medicine