What is Anthroposophic Medicine?

The word “anthroposophic” was coined by Rudolf Steiner who practiced this kind of alternative medical treatment in the 1920’s. It is a holistic, integrative multimodal treatment system.

There is an association of doctors and therapists of Anthroposophic Medicine in North America.  For more information, see their website: https://anthroposophichealth.org

We’ll call it AM.  AM uses a variety of approaches to healing, including but not limited to, naturopathy, psychology, music, movement, medicine, and massage.

Wikipedia describes the use of ultra-diluted substances used in AM as similar to those used in homeopathy, stating that homeopathic remedies are ineffective.  Wikipedia is very biased against alternative medicine so do your research elsewhere. This writer has no experience with substances currently or formerly used in AM, so cannot give testimony, but I can attest to the efficacy of Homeopathy when administered by a competent doctor or practitioner. There is a separate post on Homeopathy on this site.

Another modality that AM once used (and may or may not still use) is PLR (past life regression). I also can attest to the efficacy of that. It is not necessary to believe in reincarnation or to interpret the “stories” as actual past lives for healing to occur. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/26299061/. There are other possibilities for the phenomenon of a past life “memory.” One is ancestral DNA memories (https://www.questinstitute.co.uk/genetic-memory-a-scientific-basis-for-past-life-regression/) Another explanation is simply that your subconscious finds a way to work through some dysfunction with “visual” creativity. The important thing is the result and not whether you really were a traveling minstrel in Medieval England  If the exercise solves a problem in this life, then what does it matter?

NCBI reports that AM naturalhas been researched in 265 clinical studies and the outcomes are predominantly positive. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3865373/