Naturopathy is a holistic system of health care that provides an individualised approach to health using both evidence-based natural medicine and traditional philosophies to help stimulate the body’s own healing capabilities. Naturopaths use a variety of modalities to help restore balance and promote wellbeing, including herbal and nutritional medicines, flower essences, iridology, and dietary and lifestyle advice.
Naturopathy focuses on preventative treatment, as well as treating both acute and chronic health conditions. Naturopaths treat an array of conditions including fatigue, stress, anxiety, depression, digestive disorders, food intolerances, skin conditions, aches and pains, hormonal imbalances, autoimmune diseases, reproductive issues, common colds and viruses, parasites, detoxification, weight loss and much more.
A Naturopath studies include (but not limited to) evidence-based natural medicine, chemistry and biochemistry, biomedical and clinical science, herbal and nutritional medicine, anatomy and physiology and naturopathic medicine philosophy.