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Naturopathy Believes that each of the diseases arise due to accumulation of morbid matter from the body and if such matter is removed by some means, it paves the way for cure or relief. It also believes that the human body has inherent self-constructing and self-healing powers.

Naturopathy was practiced in ancient Greece (400 BC). Dr. Benedict Lust is considered to be the founder of modern-day naturopathy who practiced the art of natural healing and introduced it in the US in 1892. Dr Lust established the American School of Naturopathy in 1902.

Naturopathy is a form Of alternative medicine where natural medications are used for healing. It employs a holistic approach to cure a disease. Naturopathy looks at illness as a kind of healing.

Its focus is always on recovery and health rather than the disease. Naturopathy was practiced more widely in the US than in other countries, in the early 20th century.

Naturopathy involves alterations of diet, lifestyle, and similar organic ways to cure the individual.

Naturopathy Is a method of healing science stimulating the body's inherent power to recover health with the assistance of five great elements of nature.

Naturopathy Is a call to"Return to Nature" and to resort to a very simple way of living in harmony with the self, society and environment.

Medical doctor Practicing Naturopathy understands the body, soul and mind of a person first and then decides about the treatment. Naturopathy focuses mainly on two areas - the healing ability of a body and the lifestyle of a person.

Naturopathy takes a holistic view of their health. It Considers all factors responsible for diseases such as -- maybe not so natural habits in living, working, sleeping, relaxation, thinking, sexual indulgence, etc..
It also considers the situational & ecological factors that disturb the normal functioning of the body and lead it to a morbid, weak and toxic condition.

Naturopathy focuses on correcting all the Factors involved in the disease state and allow the body to recover itself. Naturopath can help in Nature's effort to cure disease by applying correct modalities and regulating the natural forces to work within safe limits.

The five main modalities of therapy are air, water, Heat, mud and distance. (Panchamahabhutas - five natural elements in Ayurveda).

Some of the major principles of Naturopathy:

1. The basic cause of disease is a morbid matter. Bacteria develop after the accumulation of morbid matter in the body. This creates a favorable condition for bacteria to grow.
2. Chronic diseases are the consequence of incorrect treatment and suppression of the acute diseases.
3. Nature is the greatest healer. The body has the capacity to stop itself from diseases. Body also regains health obviously if handled with naturopathy.
4. Patient is treated in Naturopathy and not the disease.
5. Nature Cure treats a patient simultaneously at all four levels physical, psychological, social (moral) and spiritual.
6. Naturopathy believes in -- "Food is Medicine."

Naturopathy Does not follow one road to good health. This approach includes a wide array of non-invasive methods and therapies.

There are many approaches followed in Naturopathy. Major ones are as follows:

1. Water Therapy/Hydrotherapy: It is the most ancient of all the remedial agents. It produces several types of physiological effects based on temperature and length.

2. Air Therapy: Good health requires fresh air. Air therapy is utilized in different pressures and temperatures, in many different disease conditions.

3. Fire Therapy: Here Various temperatures are used through variety of heating methods. These techniques create different specific effects.

4. Fasting Therapy: Clogging triggers disease. Fasting is the best therapy to get rid of clogging in body and mind.

5. Mud Therapy: Mud absorbs, dissolves and eliminates the toxins and rejuvenates the body. It's employed in treatment of different diseases like constipation, skin diseases, etc..

6. Food -Therapy: Your food is your medicine. This is the main motto of Nature Cure.

7. Massage Therapy: Massage acts as tonic & stimulant. It makes a sedative effect. It's an effective substitute for exercise.

8. Acupressure: Different points on hands, body and feet are associated with various other organs. If pressure is applied on those selected points, related organs can be cured of their ailments.

9. Magneto Therapy: South and North poles of magnets of different shapes and powers are employed in therapy. Magnets are implemented directly on different parts of the body. Charged water or oil can also be utilized in magneto therapy.

10. Chromo therapy: Seven colors of Sun (violet, indigo, blue, green, yellow, orange and red) are employed through irradiation or body or by administering charged water, pills and oil for therapy.

Naturopathy Takes time to cure diseases but most of the time it ends in successful results. However, you need attention, belief and dedication to Attain the best results in naturopathy.