anthroposophic medicine


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anthroposophic medicine

A holistic approach to health care widely employed in Europe, e.g., for the care of patients with advanced cancer. Although its effectiveness remains unproven, it has gained significant acceptance by patients and some insurers.
See also: medicine
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She is also certified in acupuncture and practices anthroposophic medicine, which, according to the Association for Anthroposophic Medicine & Therapies in America, is a holistic and human-centered approach to healing and understanding illness.
It practices anthroposophic medicine, which means specialists take the body, soul and spirit into consideration when treating patients.
An anthroposophic medicine, which contains extracts of archangelica root cinnamon, melissa leaf, nutmeg and lemon oil, it is, strictly speaking, recommended for the relief of nausea and stomach upset.