Naturopathic Doctor's Oath
dedicate myself to the service of humanity as a
practitioner of the art and science of
will honor my teachers and all who have
preserved and developed this knowledge, and
dedicate myself to supporting the growth and
evolution of Naturopathic medicine.
will endeavor to continually improve my
abilities as a healer through study, reflection,
and genuine concern for humanity.
will impart knowledge of the advanced healing
arts to dedicated colleagues and students.
Through precept, lecture, and example, I will
assist and encourage others to strengthen their
health, reduce risks for disease, and preserve
the health of our planet for ourselves, our
families, and future generations.
According to my best ability and judgment, I
will use methods of treatment, which follow the
principles of Naturopathic medicine:
First of all, to do no harm.
To act in cooperation with the
Healing Power of Nature.
To address the fundamental causes
To heal the whole person through
To teach the principles of
healthy living and preventive medicine.
will conduct my life and the practice of
Naturopathic health care with vigilance,
integrity, and freedom from prejudice.
will abstain from voluntary acts of injustice
will keep confidential whatever I am privileged
to witness, whether professionally or privately,
that should not be divulged.
With my whole heart, before this gathering of
witnesses, as a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine,
I pledge to remain true to this oath.