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Naturopathy is a holistic approach to wellness based on the principle that placed under the right circumstances, the body has the inherent ability to heal itself. Using the healing power of nature and gentle therapeutic techniques, the body, mind and emotions are supported during the healing process.

Naturopathic medicine is a system of primary health care that emphasizes optimal wellness and health, disease prevention, and patient education. While in practice Naturopaths treat acute and chronic conditions, the primary focus of naturopathy being to support the body’s inherent healing abilities and empower the patient to make lifestyle changes necessary to maintain optimal health. Through in-depth history taking, physical examination, and clinical and laboratory evaluation, naturopaths uncover individual, familial and environmental risk factors, and strive to understand the patient as the totality of body, mind, and spirit.

Naturopathic principles are based on treating each person as an individual and treating the whole person, not just the affected area.

Naturopathy encompasses a variety of treatment methods including:

  • Herbal Medicine
  • Food as Medicine
  • Lifestyle Advice
  • Flower Essence Therepy
  • Iridology
  • Nutritional Medicine
  • Dietary and Nutritional advice
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Relaxation Massage
  • Homoeopathy

Naturopathy can alleviate a wide range of conditions and is suitable for all ages. Some of the more common conditions treated include:

  • Fatigue, Stress, Insomnia
  • Metabolic Disorders
  • Acute & Chronic Conditions
  • Respiratory Conditions
  • Detoxification & Weight Loss
  • Men’s & Women’s Health
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Pre & Post Surgical Care
  • Skin Conditions
  • Musculoskeletal Complaints
  • Pre & Post Natal Care
  • Children

However, you do not need to be unwell to benefit from naturopathy. Naturopathic treatments boost the body’s natural healing potential, restoring harmony and preventing disease.