Working to develop the scientific basis for a permanent regulatory framework for anthroposophic medicinal products in Europe

Core publications of the ESCAMP project

Description of Anthroposophic Medicine and AMPs

  1. Baars EW, Kienle GS, Heusser P, Pedersen PA, van Wietmarschen HA, Kiene H, von Schön-Angerer T, Hamre HJ. Anthroposophic Medicinal Products: A literature review of reatures, similarities and differences to Conventional Medicinal Products, scientific and regulatory assessment. Global Adv Health Med 2022;11(1):1-17. DOI:
  2. Baars EW, Kiene H, Kienle GS, Heusser P, Hamre HJ. An assessment of the scientific status of anthroposophic medicine, applying criteria from the philosophy of science. Complement Ther Med 2018(40),145-150.
  3. Baars EW, Hamre HJ. Whole medical systems versus the system of conventional biomedicine: a critical, narrative review of similarities, differences, and factors that promote the integration process. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2017
  4. Baars EW, Koster EB, Verhoef J. The contribution of anthroposophic medicine to self-management: an exploration of concepts, evidence, and patient perspectives. Complement Med Res 2017;24(4):225-31.
  5. Hamre HJ. Scientific relevance of the Vademecum of Anthroposophic Medicines. Merkurstab 2018(2);71(2):120-4.  or full text PDF
  6. Hamre HJ. Bedeutung des Vademecum-Projekts. Merkurstab, 2017;70(6):482-486.
  7. Kienle GS, Hamre HJ, Kiene H, Ostermann T, Anderle L, Maussner N, et al. Methodological aspects of integrative and person-oriented health care evaluation. Complement Med Res 2017;24(Suppl 1):23-8.

Evaluation of Anthroposophic Medicine and AMPs as a whole system

  1. Jong MC, van Wietmarschen H, Glockmann A, Baars EW, Hamre HJ. Safety of Anthroposophic Medicinal Products: An analysis of adverse drug reactions from German pharmacovigilance databases. Drugs - Real World Outcomes 2021.
  2. Hamre HJ, Glockmann A, Marti J, Soldner G. Mapping physicians’ experiences with medicinal products from whole medical systems: A descriptive analysis of the Vademecum of Anthroposophic Medicines. Complement Med Res 2020;
  3. Hamre HJ, Glockmann A, Heckenbach K, Matthes H. Use and safety of anthroposophic medicinal products: an analysis of 44,662 patients from the EvaMed Pharmacovigilance Network. Drugs - Real World Outcomes 2017;4(4):199-213.