The 6 Principles of Naturopathic Medicine

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What are the 6 principles of naturopathic medicine? In this video, we’ll take a bird’s eye overview of the 6 core principles listed below:

  1. First, do no harm
  2. Identify and treat the causes
  3. Treat the whole person
  4. The healing power of nature
  5. Doctor as teacher
  6. Prevention

These principles act as an ethical guide for naturopathic doctors when addressing their patients and formulating treatment approaches. Through these principles, naturopathic medicine is able to have a distinct approach that embraces population health, prevention, and patient-centered care at it’s core.


QUESTION: Which principle resonated the most with you? Put your answers in the comments section below 🙂

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