Naturopathic physicians practice the six fundamental principles of naturopathic medicine: The Healing Power of Nature Trust in the body’s inherent wisdom to heal itself. Identify and Treat the Causes Look beyond the symptoms to the underlying cause. First Do No Harm Utilize the most natural, least invasive and least toxic therapies. Doctor as Teacher Educate patients in the steps to achieving and maintaining health. Treat the Whole Person View the body as an integrated whole in all its physical and spiritual dimensions. Prevention Focus on overall health, wellness and disease prevention.