It is the 21st century where diseases are rampant and sometimes, we even do not know that some exist within us. In such cases, only scientists and doctors are familiar with these strange killers and get to inform us about them. We go to hospitals and are given prescription of drugs we have never heard of. An example is you go to a doctor and he/she starts conversing about naturopathy, do you have an idea what it is? This is an alternative medication which has its basis on beliefs. People behind it believe that bodily processes such as: reproduction, growth, adaptation and metabolism are guided by a special energy usually known as vital energy.
It is considered a non-invasive treatment since it does not involve maximum use of drugs and surgery among other kind of medications. It is medication where diet as well as massage plays a major role. This helps increase levels of energy in the body, prevent serious health problems and generally improve your health. This kind of diet heavily relies on natural foods and not artificial ones. In simple terms, it is a diet medication based on consumption of foods without ingredients that are artificial and these foods should be free from additives or preservatives. This approach towards diseases has the following advantages:
- Treatment of the body as a complete unit: It is a type of nature care where there is unity treatment of diseases since it is based on the belief that they are caused in a unitary way. It is based on three aspects. The preventive aspect, the curative aspect and thirdly, the health promoter aspect. Patients here are well educated on nature treatment laws, as well as how to abide by these laws strongly to attain the restoration of their health. It is a belief that diseases are caused by accumulation of foreign matter in the body and it enhances the elimination of use of drugs/medicines.
- Diet for treatment is based on natural products: Medication involves: herbs, leafy green vegetables, fresh fruits, fruit juices, cereals, salads and soups from vegetables among others. The diet is dependent on the patient’s needs and it should be fresh from nature with no distortion at all. It is believed that these natural elements get rid of the foreign material in the body system.
- Fast recovery: It is the dedication of a patient that determines quick recovery. Committed patients who adhere to their prescribed diet have proven quick recovery.
- It is not costly: Medication is based on products from nature. They can be acquired cheaply or freely such as plucking fruits from roadside tree on your way home.