• Naturopathic Formulas and Strategies of the Early 20th Century

Speaker: Kenneth Proefrock, NMD This discussion revolves around Dr. OG Carroll, who practiced from 1908 to 1962 in Spokane, Washington and became one of the first practitioners of This discussion revolves around Dr. OG Carroll, who practiced from 1908 to 1962 in Spokane, Washington and became one of the first practitioners of Naturopathic Medicine in the Western US and one of the most influential Naturopathic Physicians of the past century. His clinical approach was based on the Thomsonian system of healing, which favored a simple vegetarian diet, hydrotherapy, homeopathy, physiotherapy, and botanical medicine. He had the distinction of being one of the busiest practitioners of any school of medicine during the 1930’s and 1940’s and was said to have a botanical repertoire of 750 herbs. Dr. Carroll’s perspective was very instructive to the early days of Naturopathic Medical practice and influenced the modern practice of botanical medicine in a myriad of ways. We discuss his clinical strategies and rationales and how many of them have become part of the modern practice of clinical herbalism.


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