Naturopathy uses five basic principles of healing. These principles are thousands of years old.
- First do no harm (primum no nocere)
- Prevention (Preventue)
- The Healing Power of Nature (vis Medicatrix Naturae)
- Identify and treat the Cause (Tolle Causaum)
- Treat the whole Person (TolleTotum)
Doctor as Teacher (Docere)
The approach to health and disease focuses on;
The restoration of health where health has deteriorated.
The Optimisation of health where good health prevails.
The prevention or slowing down of health deterioration.