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Lust, Benedict

Born: 1872 AD
Died: 1945 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Businessmen, Physicians

1872 – Born in Michelbach, Germany on the 3rd of February.

         – Founder of naturopathic medicine in the first decade of the twentieth century, largely as a result of his healing experiences with Father Sebastian Kneipp.

         – He began publishing several German and English language magazines advocating hydrotherapy and nature cure.

         – One of his regular customers at the time was Bernarr Macfadden, the flamboyant popularizer of physical fitness and natural medicine.

1901 – He married Louise Stroebel Lust, ND on the 11th of June.

         – He attended and graduated from the New York Homeopathic Medical College, where he suffered ridicule for his beliefs in natural medicine.

1918 – He published the Universal Naturopathic Encyclopedia for drugless therapy, and also published Nature’s Path magazine.

1945 – Died on the 5th of September.