anthroposophical medicine


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anthroposophical medicine

A holistic approach to health and illness based on the teachings of Rudolf Steiner who believed the word “anthroposophy” should be understood to mean awareness of one’s humanity.
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medicine, including nutrition, homeopathy, anthroposophical medicine,
This would seem suitable for a number of CAM, especially medical rationalities based on vitalism (2) such as homeopathy, traditional Chinese medicine/acupuncture and anthroposophical medicine. This consideration reinforces that it is desirable that CAM be integrated into FH teams (hybrid professionals), and in specialized services in a matrix arrangement, and provided by dedicated practitioners.
[1] CAM includes therapies such as acupuncture, chiropractic, herbal medicine, homeopathy, and osteopathy; complementary therapies such as aromatherapy, massage, yoga, meditation, hypnotherapy, Alexander technique, shiatsu, reflexology and counselling stress therapy, and alter-native disciplines, for example, traditional Chinese medicine, traditional Indian medicine (Ayurveda), anthroposophical medicine, naturopathy as well as crystal therapy, dowsing, iridology, and kinesiology.
Together they developed a list of natural remedies based on the tenets of anthroposophical medicine. The cornerstone of this new business, Weleda, was their own biodynamic gardens where they cultivated all the natural and organic ingredients--and do to this day.
Anthroposophical medicine is in Germany a special treatment toward the purposes of the Social Code and the Medicines Act.
Journal of Anthrop Med, 1992, 9, 2,1-14; with permission: Phycicians' Association for Anthroposophical Medicine)
Introduction: Gencydo[R], a combination of lemon (Citrus limon) juice and aqueous quince (Cydonia oblonga) extract has been used traditionally in anthroposophical medicine for treating patients with allergic rhinitis or asthma.
Examples include naturopathy, anthroposophical medicine, Western and Chinese herbalism, and ayurveda.
Contemporary interest in mistletoe originated with Austrian philosopher Rudolph Steiner, founder of anthroposophical medicine, a movement that began in the early 20th century, emphasizing the spiritual component to health and illness.
Gerald Karnow, a conventionally trained physician who practices anthroposophical medicine at a clinic in Chestnut Ridge, N.Y The investigators are not involved with anthroposophical medicine and were not primarily seeking information about Iscador, Dr.