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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2012, Article ID 125945, 14 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/125945
Research Article

Development of a Biocrystallisation Assay for Examining Effects of Homeopathic Preparations Using Cress Seedlings

1Institute of Complementary Medicine KIKOM, University of Bern, Insel-Spital, 3010 Bern, Switzerland
2Hiscia Institute, Kirschweg 9, 4144 Arlesheim, Switzerland
3Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Witten/Herdecke, Gerhard-Kienle-Weg 4, 58313 Herdecke, Germany
4Louis Bolk Institute, Hoofdstraat 24, 3972 LA Driebergen, The Netherlands
5Crystal Lab, Landgoed Roepaen, Kleefseweg 9, 6595 NK Ottersum, The Netherlands
6Biodynamic Research Association Denmark, Landsbyvaenget 7, Herskind, 8464 Galten, Denmark

Received 13 December 2011; Accepted 17 April 2012

Academic Editor: Thomas Ostermann

Copyright © 2012 S. Baumgartner et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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