The Naturopathic Physician will practice the art, science and spirit of the profession to the best of his/her ability and judgment following these principles of Naturopathic Medicine:
Primum Non Nocere (First Do No Harm)
The Naturopathic Physician shall endeavor to first, do no harm; to provide the most effective health care available with the least risk to his/her patients at all times.
Vis Medicatrix Naturae (The Healing Power of Nature)
The Naturopathic Physician shall recognize, respect and promote the self-healing power of nature inherent in each individual human being.
Tolle Causum (Treat the Cause)
The Naturopathic Physician shall strive to identify and remove the causes of illness, rather than to eliminate or suppress symptoms.
Docere (Doctor as Teacher)
The Naturopathic Physician shall educate his/her patients, inspire rational hope and encourage self-responsibility for health.
Treat the Whole Person
The Naturopathic Physician shall treat each person by considering all individual health factors and influences.
Health Promotion, the Best Prevention
The Naturopathic Physician shall emphasize the condition of health to promote well-being and to prevent diseases for the individual, each community and our world.