The Growing Trend of Mistletoe Therapy as an Integral Part of Individualized Integrative Cancer Care: New mistletoe options and the emerging role of Helleborus niger

by Steven M Johnson, DO The global occurrence of cancer is still increasing and is the leading cause of death in Western countries. For two decades now about half of all cancer patients in North America and Europe have used some form of integrative cancer care (ICC).  Viscum album (mistletoe) remains the most studied and prescribed medicine within integrative medicine ... Read More ►

Anthroposophic Naturopathy: From Half Science to Whole Science

By Robert Kellum, ND To fully understand anthroposophic naturopathy today, we need to be clear what naturopathic medicine is, and how anthroposophy can help it to evolve; to understand what path anthroposophy offers naturopathic medicine, and all medicine for that matter, to move forward toward the higher, integrative ground we all need. That ground can’t be defined by any one ... Read More ►

Winter 2018, Issue #90: Editor’s Note

Hello LILIPOH Readers! We are getting a lot of thanks and appreciation for finally bringing back into print our Holistic Wellness Guide. Originally published in 1997, this fully updated edition of the Guide has a mission to empower the individuals, families, and caregivers in a practical and accessible way. This guide centers on home care and includes hundreds of recommendations on ... Read More ►

Acknowledging Illness, But Not Being Defined by It: How Do We Participate in Our Own Healing?

By Adam Blanning, MD Fall 2016, Sacred Nature - Issue #85, Vol. 21 As we once again approach the question, “How can I participate in my own healing?” we come to a very personal place. This fourth and final contribution borders on a delicate kind of research. Although it seems to have important practical implications for therapy, it also resonates ... Read More ►

Cancer: The Disease of our Time

Reprinted in part from Sozial Hygiene, Nos. 19 and 26 MD Summer 1999, Cancer: A New Approach - Issue #16 How Does Cancer Arise? Time and again doctors are asked: "What really is the cause of cancer?" This question can't be answered in a sentence. The increase in incidence indicates that the disease is related to our changed customs and ... Read More ►

Diabetes, A Mandate

By Gerald Karnow, M.D., MD Fall 2000: Chronic Illness - Issue #21  Click Here to Buy the Issue! Everywhere in the media we read about the increasing incidence of diabetes. In the last decade, diabetes rose by 3.3% nationwide to 6.5% of the population. The immense increase of a chronic illness, with its personal, social and economic consequences, poses many questions. ... Read More ►

Making the Well-Springs of Health Accessible – The New Task of Medicine

By Michaela Gloeckler, M.D. Issue: Fall 2003, Sleeping and Waking - Issue #33 The underlying principle of salutogenesis which is based on heterostasis* and the activation of the body's own resistance, brings about an all encompassing renewal in all branches of modern medicine. Healthy nutrition with foods grown in a vital and healthy manner is one very important element that ... Read More ►