IN 1921 ITA WEGMAN, the doctor who developed anthroposophical medicine with Rudolf Steiner, founded the first anthroposophical hospital in Switzerland. She began to use mistletoe for cancer patients. Some years later, a specialized hospital for anthroposophical cancer treatment using mistletoe and a holistic therapeutical approach was built up. In this hospital nutrition played a key role. The management decided not to save money with the patients’ nutrition, which is really quite extraordinary considering the conditions that we have today.
An article was published in Star & Furrow, The Journal of the Biodynamic Association. Issue No: 130, January 2019, which can be read here: