Our natural therapies consultation consists of naturopathy, nutritional advice, western herbal medicine & iridology. Here at body.wise holistic health & wellness clinic we believe that a holistic approach to health is important in the diagnosis and treatment of illness therefore by incorporating these three major alternative health therapies it provides the client with an approach to their health & wellbeing that is tailored to their particular health issues and to their individualistic needs. Below is some information as to what each approach to health is and what it involves.
Naturopathy is a holistic approach to wellness which employs a wide range of natural treatments to treat health conditions and illnesses. It focuses on maintaining wellness, preventing illness, optimising vitality and treating health conditions. Naturopathy aims to treat the root cause of the illness, not just the symptoms. It is a natural and drug-free treatment method used for treating illness and maintaining wellness.
Nutrition is the intake of food, considered in relation to the body's dietary needs. An individual lacking in particular nutrients or vitamins is advised as to which foods will help to restore any deficiences. A well balanced diet assists with the body's overall health and wellbeing.
Eating a nutritious diet offers many health benifits that keep you both physically and mentally well. Not only does it help in maintaining a healthy weight but it is also essential for the body and all of its systems in order to function optimally. Good nutrition has been proven to provide energy, promote good sleep and gives the body what it needs to stay healthy.
Western Herbal Medicine is a holistic form of medicine which treats the underlying cause of the problem with the use of medicinal plants such as flowers, roots, fruits, leaves and bark.
Western Herbal Medicine has many benefits such as improvement of overall general support of the digestive, respiratory, circulatory, immune, endocrine, and nervous system.
It is also used to remove waste and toxins from bodily cells and to promote natural healing of the skin and body.
Iridology is an alternative therapy technique whereby the iris of the eye is examined to determine information about an individual's health. The patterns, colours and other characteristics of the eye gives the examiner a lot of information as to underlying health issues.