What is Naturopathy, never heard of it before?

Naturopathy is a system of medicine recognised under Indian System of Medicine. Naturopathy is based on the principle that all diseases are caused due to accumulation of waste material and toxins in the body and hence can be treated in similar way by reducing the toxins. As simple as it may sound, it is perhaps the most profound medical science that focuses on root cause of the disease and heals from within. It uses the inherent healing capacity of body and supports it by using elements of Nature.

How qualified are Naturopathic Doctors?

Naturopathy is a system of medicine recognised under Indian System of Medicine. Naturopathy is based on the principle that all diseases are caused due to accumulation of waste material and toxins in the body and hence can be treated in similar way by reducing the toxins. As simple as it may sound, it is perhaps the most profound medical science that focuses on root cause of the disease and heals from within. It uses the inherent healing capacity of body and supports it by using elements of Nature.

Does it mean that 5.5 year degree course is not a requirement for practitioners?

Yes it is not a legal requirement yet in India. However, maintaining the highest standards of safety and care, Swas only employs doctors who have undergone minimum 5.5 year of education in Naturopathy or Ayurveda.

What is Ayurveda?

‘Ayu’ means life and ‘Veda’ means knowledge, therefore Ayurveda means the “science of life”. Ayurveda is the traditional Indian health system which is more than 5,000 years old. This system was propounded by the Rishis of India – they understood the resonance of the universe and how the body works through its anatomy and physiology. They realized that good health can be maintained through diet and lifestyle as well as taking Ayurvedic medicine. The principles of Ayurvedic medicine and the harmony between mind and body have been documented and practiced in India for thousands of years. All the medicines of Ayurveda are derived from Natural sources.

Do you use all elements of Ayurveda?

No. We mainly use the drugless part of it as well as some of the basic herbs and herbal medicines.

How do you use yoga for treatment?

We use yoga in entirety for treatment. Yam and Niyam provide the basic guidelines for living good life. We use combination of various asanas, pranayam (breathing techniques), sudhhi kriyas (cleansing techniques), and meditation to help our patients regain and maintain health quickly.

What are the various therapies used in Naturopathy?

Naturopathy treatments are based on 5 elements of nature viz. earth, water, fire, air, and ether. For more specific details of treatments used, kindly refer to our therapies page.

Why should i do Yoga ?

Basically, because it’s amazing. It totally connects your mind with your body and centers you into becoming a clearer more focused person.

Do Naturopathy treatments have any side effects?

Normally Naturopathy treatments do not have any side effects. But sometimes, certain treatments taken without consulting a qualified doctor might cause some discomfort. However, Naturopathy treatments normally have many side benefits. While taking treatment for a particular medical condition, one realises benefits in other conditions as well because Naturopathy treats whole body and mind.

Do you use any secret ingredients, any proprietary medicines?

Our treatments are based on traditional medical wisdom. Treatments tried and tested over centuries. We do not use any secret ingredients. We share all treatments related details with our patients. We also freely share all our treatment methodologies with anyone interested in knowing and using it.

What kind of diseases / medical conditions do you treat?

Since Naturopathy works on the principle of unity of disease and unity of treatment, we treat most of the medical conditions except some degenerative diseases like advanced Alzheimer, advanced cancer, etc and destructive diseases like AIDS.
We specialise in treating kidney diseases, including Chronic Renal Failure, Ulcerative Colitis, and Osteo Arthritis. For more detailed information click here.

Do you provide treatment for obesity?

Yes. Our treatment for obesity is based on dual principles of dietary control and exercise. Most of the people during treatment at our centres learn to make appropriate lifestyle changes and incorporate in their habit which gives them not only weight loss but long lasting good health.

Can I take treatment at home?

Yes, you can take treatments at home. But it is important to understand and learn the treatments. Also for people suffering from chronic diseases, it is important to take treatment under direct supervision of a qualified doctor till the physical condition and various parameters stabilise. Normally patients go home with a plan which is a mix of treatments, diet, and yoga. This helps them continue the benefits that they have had during treatment at our centre.