Naturopathic Principles | Botanical Caduceus
The Principles of Naturopathic Medicine print illustrates the natural beauty of the botanical medicine used by Naturopathic physicians in combination with the guiding philosophical principles that deﬁne the holistic nature of Naturopathy. The botanicals illustrated are herbs that are used in homeopathic preparations, teas, tinctures, topical applications, and encapsulated forms. The 6 principles frame the herbal caduceus in the shape of a circle, the universal symbol of oneness and together these images present the concept of holistic medicine in a visual format.
The principles are written in English and Latin. The botanical medicines illustrated, beginning from the top left, are Pulsatilla vulgaris (Pasque ﬂower), Aconite napellus (aconite), Echinacea angustifoilia (echinacea), Diocorea villosa (wild yam), Equisetum arvense (horsetail), Hydrastis canadensis (goldenseal), Cola nitida (cola).