Principles of Naturopathic Medicine

Naturopathic Medicine is guided by a set of distinct principles, that maintain the focus on personalized, natural support for the body, mind and spirit. These guidelines play a central role in every step of the journey towards healing, from education, motivation and guidance, to working alongside the body’s inherent healing processes. Just as no two people are the same, so, too, must every treatment plan be uniquely tailored to the needs, challenges and goals of the individual.


The Six Naturopathic Principles:


~Primum non nocere~Principles of Naturopathic Medicine

First do no harm.

~Tolle causam~
Identify and treat the fundamental cause of illness.

~Vis medicatrix naturae~
Co-operate with the healing power of nature.

~Heal the whole person through individualized treatment~

~Docere~
Doctor as teacher. Educate and engage others to be invested in, and accountable for, their overall health.

~Praevenic~
Promoting wellness through prevention, with a focus on healthy, balanced lifestyle choices.