naturopathy definition

  • noun:
    • a method of therapy that depends on natural treatments, such as for instance sunlight supplemented with diet and therapeutic massage, to take care of infection.
    • a method of therapy that avoids drugs and surgery and emphasizes the application of treatments (air, water, temperature, sunshine) and real means (massage, electrical treatment) to deal with infection.
    • a method of treating disease using food and exercise and heat to assist the natural healing process

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