What Does A Naturopath Do

by Sundardas Naturopathy Sundardas Naturopathic Clinic
A NATUROPATH is a health practitioner who uses natural therapies to treat ailments or diseases. They include natural healing practices such as Diet and Nutrition Management, Homeopathy, Acupuncture, and Botanical Medicine,

Naturopathic Medicineand Ayurveda to treat patients. Nowadays modern technology, environmental pollution, poor diet, and stress play a significant role in degrading the overall health of a human body. Thus, at present, a NATUROPATH’s ability to apply natural methods of healing has gained much popularity.


A NATUROPATH is trained in a wide-range of NATURAL THERAPIES. The ones most often utilized by the doctors are listed below.

Diet and Nutrition Management

Food is the best medicine this concept is the cornerstone of naturopathic practice. Naturopaths believe that many medical conditions can be treatedwith specific foods and nutritional supplements without any side effects. When we eat healthy and nourishing foods, our body systems work smoothly and efficiently.


Acupuncture is one aspect of Traditional Chinese Medicine, it includes acupressure and Chinese herbal medicine. It has become very popular due to its success with pain management. Acupuncture is done by placing tiny, sterile needles in the areas of the body, with the intent to stimulate organ systems or nervous system channels to improve metabolism, decrease pain, and improve the mental-emotional state of the patient.

Naturopathic medicine

Naturopathic medicine includes health guidance and treatments using traditional and natural remedies. Naturopathic practice includes clinical and laboratory diagnostic testing, nutrition therapy, botanical medicine, naturopathic physical medicine, hygiene, counselling, minor surgery, homoeopathy, acupuncture, prescription medication, intravenous and injection therapy.


Ayurveda is a system of medicine that is being used in India forthousands of years. It isan extensive, individualized approach to wellness which utilizes dietary counselling, yoga, meditation, breathing exercises, herbal medicines and massages. Ayurveda means “the study of or the science of life.” The practice basically revolves around maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Botanical medicine

Plants have been used medicinally for thousands of years for their healing properties. Botanical medicine involves the use of plant and herbal extracts to create many medicines which are used toprevent and treat many ailments. It is one of the main therapies used by naturopathic doctors worldwide.


Homoeopathyhas become very popular therapy but is controversial at the same time. It is the least understood natural therapies. It works on the concept of “like cures like.” For example, if you get stung by a bee, homoeopathy suggests treating it with a vastly diluted medicine made from bee venom, which could potentially reverse the symptoms of the bee sting.

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