Naturopathic Tools of the Trade

The principle aim of Naturopathic treatment is to restore balance and support all body systems by removing obstacles or obstructions to health.  The Naturopathic mode of healing ensures that each individual is treated according to his or her own unique set of symptoms and reactions.  Since these indicators govern the Naturopathic doctor’s approach towards therapy, each person receives an individualized treatment protocol.

Treatment Modalities used by Naturopaths

Modalities used by practitioners include the following, in accordance with a range of country-specific, defined scopes of practice:



  • Nutritional and dietary therapy

  • Vitamins, mineral and nutritional supplementation

  • Herbs

  • Fasting

  • Lifestyle management and counselling

  • Hydrotherapy, light therapy, exercise therapy, and massage therapy

  • Various other adjunctive therapies. ​



Dr Adele Pelteret:

+27 82 369 6606 or +27 21 531 3589


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