Meaning of naturopathy

na•tur•op•a•thy

Pronunciation: (nā"chu-rop'u-thē, nach"u-), [key]
— n.
  1. a system or method of treating disease that employs no surgery or synthetic drugs but uses special diets, herbs, vitamins, massage, etc., to assist the natural healing processes.
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