What is Naturopathy?

Naturopathy is an alternative system of healing that uses a variety of remedies and techniques, but no drugs. A Naturopath will address many aspects of your health, including mental/emotional, lifestyle, diet, exercise and your environment.

A naturopath is considered to be a doctor and can provide primary care. Educational requirements are four years of study at an accredited naturopathic medical school, and successful completion of a naturopathic physician’s licensing exam.

A naturopath may use homeopathic remedies as well as botanicals. A naturopath may also treat you with acupuncture, hydrotherapy, herbs, and massage. All of these methods are part of the medical curriculum. For more information on the required training, please see https://naturemed.org/faq/faq-how-are-naturopathic-doctors-educated-trained-and-licensed/.