Re: [Ark] Arsenic
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Guillermo Romero Ibarrola wrote:
Dear Ark list:
I am interested in Nutrition and for some time have being trying to find a
rationale for Steiner concepts on weight problems, inflamation and
In particular, I am interested in understanding the relationship between
fats and the astral body. RS mentioned that a weak astrality was unable to
deal with fats and therefore this substances accummulate and become rancid
He recommended arsenic (homeopathically) to strenghten the astral body and
bring back its ability to overcome rancidness of fats.
The use of arsenic is commonly used in traditional homeopathy as a remedy
for gastric problems, anxiety and dermatitis, which is coherent with RS
indications. (he mentions that arsenic acts over the rytmic system and that
a some of the symptoms for a weak astrality include gastric problems,
including the transfering of "air" or "gas" tipically present in the rytmic
system to the metabolic system where it indicates an illness) I want to
know what are the specific indications, doses and mode of preparation
commonly used in anthroposophic medicine.
Any comments and suggestions highly appreciated.
Best wishes for a meaningful and peaceful celebration of the Christ in us.
M.C. Guillermo Romero Ibarrola
Coordinador de Relaciones Externas de la Rectoria
Universidad de Colima, Colima, México
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