Anthroposophic medicine and antimicrobial resistance (AMR)

Rising antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a major global health problem - Studies show the significant potential from anthroposophic and other integrative medicine approaches to safely reduce antimicrobial use. Find  IVAAs statement  here.

Have as well a look at the presentation prepared for the CAM Interest Group, European Parliament, Bruxelles 1April 2014 

In November 2015, on occasion of the "Antibiotics Awareness Day", the IVAA together with EUROCAM published the position paper

 The role of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) in reducing the problem of antimicrobial resistance

External treatments and massage

C Wälchli et al.: Physiologic effects of rhythmical massage: a prospective exploratory cohort study. 2014 Jun;20(6):507-15. doi: 10.1089/acm.2012.0833. Epub 2013 May 23.

Harald Hamre et al: Rhythmical massage therapy in chronic disease: a 4-year prospective cohort study. J Altern Complement Med. 2007 Jul-Aug;13(6):635-42.

Werner Junge : The Oil Dispersion Bath. Mercury Press, Spring Valley USA 1980

Büssing et al.: The oil-dispersion bath in anthroposophic medicine - an integrative review. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2008, 8:61







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