Anthroposophical medicine

Authors: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer, Prof. Dr. med. Martina Bacharach-Buhles

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020

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At the beginning of the twenties a form of medicine based on the teachings of Rudolf Steiner. Anthroposophical medicine sees the human being as a four-membered being, consisting of the physical body, etheric body (life body), astral body (soul) and ego (spirit). It seeks to restore the balance between these elements through natural healing powers. Various natural remedies are used, such as minerals, plants and animals, but also artistic therapy such as music, painting, speech therapy or eurythmy therapy.

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Anthroposophical medicines are intended to restore the disturbed limb weight. They are produced according to special procedures. The best-known medicinal plant is mistletoe. Due to its unnatural way of life (it does not root in the earth, flowers in winter) it is said to be able to suppress the uncontrolled growth of cancer cells.

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Rudolf Steiner (1861-1925)

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