Naturopathy is the science of healing various diseases using natural methods. The distinct process of healing ailments, using different natural objects can be termed as therapy. These therapies are applied by a naturopath to heal the patient, entirely. The varied therapies use different objects from nature's galore to go about the holistic healing. Mainly the five elements of the universe that is air, water, earth, fire and sky are used in Naturopathy. The naturopathic treatment methods include a number of therapies which are explained below.
Color therapy is evidently into existence, since the ancient
civilizations of Egypt, China and India. Colors are basically forms of
visible light with varying wavelengths. As a result, each color has its
own energy and wavelength.
The branch of medicine which deals with the use of magnets to heal
human diseases is termed as Magnet therapy. It is regarded both as a
science as well as an art, as it involves knowledge about human
organisms, various diseases and their treatment with the appropriate
usage of magnets.
Massage therapy is a passive form of exercise and is prevalent since
ancient times. Massage basically manipulates the soft tissues of the
body, scientifically. The manipulation is done with pressure, including
tension, motion, or vibration practiced manually or even mechanically.
Mud corresponds to the Earth element of the five elements, which the
universe is made up of. It has been in use since ages for curing many
diseases. It is discovered that mud refreshes and rejuvenates the entire
body, warding off lethargy.
Sleep is one of the natural blessings of life. Sleep gives a periodic
rest to the body, which is very essential for the effective day to day
functioning. The sleep also repairs the wear tear occurred to the body
and mind, during the waking hours.
We are all aware of the fact that, 'water is life' and is one of the
essential elements for healthy body. All the important activities of the
body are regulated and dependent on water. It carries all the hormones,
vitamins, chemicals and oxygen to all the parts of the body.