Naturopaths are guided by two principles: nature's healing power and the body's inherent ability to heal itself. Using a combination of natural medicine and therapies, naturopath’s aim to restore the patient's health by stimulating the life force called qi. They don't just focus on symptoms, but find the cause of the problem in order to treat the source.
Problems most often seen by a naturopath have reached the chronic stage. If no noticeable improvement from naturopathic treatments immediate medical help should be sought. Emergency conditions such as a heart attack or broken bones are best dealt with in a hospital.
A trained naturopath employs safe and effective natural therapies that will support and stimulate the healing power of nature in the gentlest, least invasive and most efficient manner possible.
A range of methods to assist in the healing process including Herbal Medicine, nutrition – diet and lifestyle recommendations, vitamins and minerals, flower essences, Homeopathy, hair, tongue, and nail analysis, Iridology and massage.
The individual is viewed and treated as a whole, composed of a complex interaction of physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, social and other factors. Thus patients suffering from common modern ills like colds as well as some more serious, chronic conditions such as allergies may benefit from naturopathic treatment.