Ebola and anthroposophic medicine

October 21, 2014 | Posted in Blood / Lymph, Digestion / Liver, Immune System, Inflammations / Infections, Nutrition, Prevention

One hundred years ago when Rudolf Steiner lived, the world endured World War I, and a pandemic of influenza occurred. In the setting of todays wars, we have the Ebola outbreak. Steiner’s statements about the nature of infection and epidemics can deepen our understanding and suggest approaches.

Pancreas health

May 11, 2014 | Posted in Digestion / Liver, Glands / Endocrine, News

The pancreas sits against the spine deep in the abdominal cavity. It secretes insulin for blood sugar management, and digestive enzymes for protein and fat.

In health, the physical body and its glands are enlivened by the etheric body, and harmonious function is guided by the astral body and the Ego (or “I” or Self). See also Physical body, Etheric body, Astral body, Ego or self or I.

Hauschka artistic therapy

May 11, 2014 | Posted in Aging, Anthroposophic Therapies, Digestion / Liver, Heart / Circulation, Living Earth, Men's Health, Mind / Mood, Women's Health

What is Illness?  What is the relationship of Art to the Healing Process? As human beings we are three-fold: we have a Physical Body, a Soul-the seat of our feelings and habits-and a Spirit. Illness manifests when the harmonious relationship

Fermented foods

October 16, 2013 | Posted in Digestion / Liver, Immune System, Living Earth, Men's Health, Nutrition, Pediatrics, Women's Health

Little Miss Muffet sat on a tuffet eating her curds and whey. Along came a spider and sat down beside her and frightened Miss Muffet away. Have you had your curds and whey today?


October 16, 2013 | Posted in Aging, Digestion / Liver, Immune System, Men's Health, Nutrition, Pediatrics, Women's Health

Nutrition is the overarching term for understanding what kind of nourishment supports life. Diet refers to the specific choices and habits of food use. See Diet. People also refer to the ‘mental diet’ a person has in his/her thoughts, books,


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