The Five Pillars of the Kneipp® Philosophy
Water Water is an ideal conductor of heat and cold and as such forms the core of the famous "Kneipp-Kur". Practiced at home, the alternating hot and cold water showers will stimulate your circulation and get your body's immune defense system in top form.
Plants The theory of the healing effects of specially selected herbs and plants is the result of thousands of years of experience. Kneipp has always set great store by high concentrations of natural plant extracts in its formulas and products for your health.
Exercise Regular physical exercise (preferably outdoors) without the pressure of competition noticeably improves your general sense of well-being. It revitalizes the entire organism and strengthens the body's natural immune defenses.
Nutrition A balanced diet is the foundation of a healthy and active life. This does not mean following diets and nutrition plans but rather consciously enjoying a varied and balanced diet.
Balance A balanced lifestyle - the basis for a healthy, active, and satisfying life. Water, plants, exercise, and nutrition: Each of these elements contributes uniquely to your health and enjoyment of life. Yet, according to Sebastian Kneipp, it is the interaction of all four elements that keeps the body and spirit in equilibrium.