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

Evaluation of single AMPs and AMP groups

Preclinical studies

Anthroposophic mistletoe products

  1. Derbidge R, Baumgartner S, Heusser P. Mistletoe berry outline mapping with a path curve function and recording the circadian rhythm of their phenotypic shape change. Front Plant Sci 2016; 7. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2016.01749
  2. Estko M, Baumgartner S, Urech K, Kunz M, Regueiro U, Heusser P, Weissenstein U. Tumour cell derived effects on monocyte/macrophage polarization and function and modulatory potential of Viscum album lipophilic extract in vitro. BMC Complement Altern Med 2015, 15:130. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12906-015-0650-3
  3. Burkhart J, Wälchli C, Heusser P, Weissenstein U, Baumgartner S, Andres AC. In vitro investigation into the potential of a mistletoe extract to alleviate adverse effects of cyclophosphamide. Altern Ther Health Med 2010;16(3):40-8.
  4. Urech K, Büssing A, Thalmann G, Schaefermeyer H, Heusser P. Antiproliferative effects of mistletoe (Viscum album L.) extract in urinary bladder carcinoma cell lines. Anticancer Res 2006;26:3049-56.

Citrus-Cydonia

Systematic reviews

  1. Baars EW, Nierop AFM, and Savelkoul HFJ, Seasonal allergic rhinitis and systems biology-oriented biomarker discovery. In: (Preedy VR, Patel VB, editors) General methods in biomarker research and their application. Berlin: Springer, 2015. p. 1251-1275

Individual studies

  1. aars EW, Jong MC, Boers I, Nierop AF, Savelkoul HF. A comparative in vitro study of the effects of separate and combined products of Citrus e fructibus and Cydonia e fructibus on immunological parameters of seasonal allergic rhinitis. Mediators Inflamm 2012. https://doi.org/10.1155/2012/109829
  2. Baars EW, Nierop AF, Savelkoul HF. Development of systems biology-oriented biomarkers by permuted stepwise regression for the monitoring of seasonal allergic rhinitis treatment effects. J Immunol Methods 2012;378(1-2):62-71. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jim.2012.02.005
  3. Baars EW, Savelkoul HF. Citrus/Cydonia comp. can restore the immunological balance in seasonal allergic rhinitis-related immunological parameters in vitro. Mediators Inflamm 2008. https://doi.org/10.1155/2008/496467

Various AMPs and other substances prepared in ultramolecular (potentised) dilutions

Systematic reviews

  1. Jäger T, Scherr C, Shah D, Majewsky V, Betti L, Trebbi G, Bonamin L, Simoes-Wüst AP, Wolf U, Simon M, Heusser P, Baumgartner S: Use of homeopathic preparations in abiotically stressed plants. Homeopathy 2011;100:275-87. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.homp.2011.05.008

Individual studies

  1. Wolf U, Wolf M, Heusser P, Thurneysen A, Baumgartner S. Homeopathic preparations of quartz, sulfur and copper sulfate assessed by UV-spectroscopy. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2011. https://doi.org/10.1093/ecam/nep036
  2. Jäger T, Scherr C, Wolf U, Simon M, Heusser P, Baumgartner S: Investigation of arsenic-stressed yeast (saccharomyces cerevisiae) as a bioassay in homeopathic basic research. Scientific World J 2011;558-83. https://doi.org/10.1100/tsw.2011.45
  3. Jäger T, Scherr C, Simon M, Heusser P, Baumgartner S: Effects of homeopathic arsenicum album, nosode, and gibberellic acid preparations on the growth rate of arsenic-impaired duckweed (Lemna gibba L.). Scientific World J 2010;10: 2112-29. https://doi.org/10.1100/tsw.2010.202
  4. Marschollek B, Nelle M, Wolf M, Baumgartner S, Heusser P, Wolf U. Effects of exposure to physical factors on homeopathic preparations as determined by ultraviolet light spectroscopy. Scientific World J 2010;10:49-61. https://doi.org/10.1100/tsw.2010.15
  5. Lahnstein L, Binder M, Thurneysen A, Frei-Erb M, Betti L, Peruzzi M, Heusser P, Baumgartner S. Isopathic treatment effects of Arsenicum album 45x on wheat seedling growth - further reproduction trials. Homeopathy 2009;98(4):198-207. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.homp.2009.09.011
  6. Baumgartner S, Wolf M, Skrabal P, Bangerter F, Heusser P, Thurneysen A, Wolf U. High-field 1H T1 and T2 NMR relaxation time measurements of H2O in homeopathic preparations of quartz, sulfur, and copper sulfate. Naturwissenschaften 2009;96(9):1079-89. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00114-009-0569-y
  7. Shah-Rossi D, Heusser P, Baumgartner S. Homeopathic treatment of Arabidopsis thaliana plants infected with Pseudomonas syringae. Scientific World J 2009;9:320-30. https://doi.org/10.1100/tsw.2009.38
  8. Wolf U, Wolf M, Heusser P, Thurneysen A, Baumgartner S. Homeopathic preparations of quartz, sulfur, and copper sulfate assessed by UV-spectroscopy. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2009. https://doi.org/10.1093/ecam/nep036
  9. Baumgartner S, Shah D, Schaller J, Kämpfer U, Thurneysen A, Heusser P. Reproducibility of dwarf pea shoot growth stimulation by homeopathic potencies of giberellic acid. Complement Ther Med 2008;16(4):183-91. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ctim.2008.03.001
  10. Guggisberg AG, Baumgartner S, Tschopp CM, Heusser P. Replication study concerning the effects of homeopathic dilutions of histamine on human basophil degranulation in vitro. Complement Ther Med 2005;13:91-100. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ctim.2005.04.003
  11. Heusser P, Stutz M, Haeberli A. Does homeopathically potentized antimony stimulate coagulation? A summary of previous findings and results of an in vitro pilot study by means of thrombelastography. J Altern Complem Med 2004;10(5):829-34. https://doi.org/10.1089/acm.2004.10.829
  12. Baumgartner S, Thurneysen A, Heusser P. Growth stimulation of dwarf peas (Pisum sativum L.) through homeopathic potencies of plant growth substances. Forsch Komplementärmed Klass Naturheilkd 2004;11:281-92. https://doi.org/10.1159/000082149

Systematic and narrative reviews of clinical studies
Clinical studies, qualitative studies, surveys
Systematic reviews of physicians’ experiential reports
Case series and case reports
Preclinical studies