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Identification of Medicinally Active Ingredient in Ultradiluted Digitalis purpurea: Fluorescence Spectroscopic and Cyclic-Voltammetric Study. Sharma A, Purkait B. Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, Kharagpur 721302, India. J Anal Methods Chem. 2012;2012:109058. Epub 2012 Mar 26.

Characterization of essential oil and effects on growth of Verbena gratissima plants treated with homeopathic phosphorus. Santos FM, Monfort LE, Castro DM, Pinto JE, Leonardi M, Pistelli L. Department of Agriculture, Federal University of Lavras, P.O. Box 3037, Lavras/MG, BR 37200-000, Brazil. fulvia.maria@gmail.com Nat Prod Commun. 2011 Oct;6(10):1499-504.

Seasonal variation of the effect of extremely diluted agitated gibberellic Acid (10e-30) on wheat stalk growth: a multiresearcher study. Endler PC, Matzer W, Reich C, Reischl T, Hartmann AM, Thieves K, Pfleger A, Hofäcker J, Lothaller H, Scherer-Pongratz W. Division Complementary Health Sciences, Interuniversity College for Health and Development Graz, Castle of Seggau, 8042 Graz, Austria. ScientificWorldJournal. 2011;11:1667-78. Epub 2011 Sep 26.

The effect of extremely diluted agitated gibberellic acid (10e-30) on wheat stalk growth – A two researcher pilot study. Pfleger A, Hofäcker J, Scherer-Pongratz W, Lothaller H, Reich C, Endler PC. Interuniversity College for Health and Development Graz/Castle of Seggau, Austria. Complement Ther Med. 2011 Jun;19(3):164-9.

Development of a Test System for Homeopathic Preparations Using Impaired Duckweed (Lemna gibba L.). Jäger T, Scherr C, Simon M, Heusser P, Baumgartner S. 1 Institute of Complementary Medicine KIKOM, University of Bern, Switzerland. J Altern Complement Med. 2011 Apr;17(4):315-23. Epub 2011 Apr 8.

Pathogenetic trial of boric acid in bean and tomato plants. Solange Monteiro de Toledo Piza Gomes Carneiro 1, Euclides Davidson Bueno Romano 1, Tiago Henrique dos Santos Garbim 1, Bruno Garcia de Oliveira 1, Marcus Zulian Teixeira 2 (1) Agronomic Institute of Paraná, IAPAR, PR, Brazil (2) Medicine Faculty, USP, SP, Brazil. Int J High Dilution Res 2011; 10(34): 37-45.

Germination and vigor of lettuce seeds (Lactuca sativa L.) pelleted with homeopathic preparations Alumina and Calcarea carbonica subjected to toxic levels of aluminum. Filipe Pereira Giardini Bonfim1, Rosana Gonçalves Rodrigues das Dores2, Ernane Ronie Martins3, Vicente Wagner Dias Casali1 (1) Federal University of Viçosa, MG, Brazil (2) Federal University of Ouro Preto, MG, Brazil (3) Federal University of Minas Gerais, Montes Claros, MG, Brazil. The International Journal of High Dilution Research 2010; 9(33): 138-146

Effect of biotherapic of Alternaria solani on the early blight of tomato-plant and the in vitro development of the fungus. Solange Monteiro de Toledo Piza Gomes Carneiro1, Euclides Davidson Bueno Romano1, Erika Pignoni1, Marcus Zulian Teixeira2, Maria Elizabeth da Costa Vasconcelos1, José Carlos Gomes1 (1) Agronomic Institute of Paraná, IAPAR, PR, Brazil. (2) Medicine Faculty, USP, SP, Brazil. The International Journal of High Dilution Research. 2010; 9(33): 147-155

A review of three simple plant models and corresponding statistical tools for basic research in homeopathy. Betti L, Trebbi G, Zurla M, Nani D, Peruzzi M, Brizzi M. ScientificWorldJournal. 2010 Dec 14;10:2330-47.

Effects of Homeopathic Arsenicum Album, Nosode, and Gibberellic Acid Preparations on the Growth Rate of Arsenic-Impaired Duckweed (Lemna gibba L.). Jäger T, Scherr C, Simon M, Heusser P, Baumgartner S. ScientificWorldJournal. 2010 Nov 4;10:2112-29.

Homeopathic Symphytum officinale increases removal torque and radiographic bone density around titanium implants in rats. Spin-Neto R, Belluci MM, Sakakura CE, Scaf G, Pepato MT, Marcantonio E Jr. UNESP – Univ Estadual Paulista, Araraquara Dental School, Department of Periodontology, Araraquara, São Paulo, Brazil. Homeopathy. 2010 Oct;99(4):249-54.

The Efficacy of Ultramolecular Aqueous Dilutions on a Wheat Germination Model as a Function of Heat and Aging-Time. Brizzi M, Elia V, Trebbi G, Nani D, Peruzzi M, Betti L. Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Agroambientali, Viale Fanin 42, 40127 Bologna, Italy. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2009 Dec 22.

Homeopathic preparations to control the rosy apple aphid (Dysaphis plantaginea Pass.). Wyss E, Tamm L, Siebenwirth J, Baumgartner S. Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL, Frick, Switzerland. ScientificWorldJournal. 2010 Jan 8;10:38-48.

Use of homeopathic preparations in experimental studies with healthy plants. Majewsky V, Arlt S, Shah D, Scherr C, Jäger T, Betti L, Trebbi G, Bonamin L, Klocke P, Baumgartner S. Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL, Frick, Switzerland. Homeopathy. 2009 Oct;98(4):228-43.

Use of homeopathic preparations in phytopathological models and in field trials: a critical review. Betti L, Trebbi G, Majewsky V, Scherr C, Shah-Rossi D, Jäger T, Baumgartner S. Department of Agri-Environmental Sciences and Technologies, University of Bologna, Italy. Homeopathy. 2009 Oct;98(4):244-66.

In 1941 and 1942, William Ernest Boyd was the first person to definitively demonstrate that a homeopathic remedy at 30c dilution, mercury chloride, had a statisically significant effect upon diastase activity during the germination of plants. This research was published in The British Journal of Homeopathy in 1954, and it is the basis of all research into homeopathy using plants.

Isopathic treatment effects of Arsenicum album 45x on wheat seedling growth. Lahnstein L, Binder M, Thurneysen A, Frei-Erb M, Betti L, Peruzzi M, Heusser P, Baumgartner S. Institute of Complementary Medicine KIKOM, University of Bern, Switzerland. Homeopathy. 2009 Oct;98(4):198-207.

Influence of very low doses of mediators on fungal laccase activity – nonlinearity beyond imagination. Malarczyk E, Kochmanska-Rdest J, Jarosz-Wilkolazka A. Biochemistry Department, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin, Poland. Nonlinear Biomed Phys. 2009 Sep 4;3(1):10. Read the whole report here.

Homeopathic treatment of Arabidopsis thaliana plants infected with Pseudomonas syringae. Shah-Rossi D, Heusser P, Baumgartner S. Society for Cancer Research, Hiscia Institute, Kirschweg 9, 4144 Arlesheim, Switzerland. ScientificWorldJournal. 2009 May 20;9:320-30

Effects of potentised substances on growth rate of the water plant Lemna gibba L. Scherr C, Simon M, Spranger J, Baumgartner S. Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL), Ackerstrasse, Frick, Switzerland. Complement Ther Med. 2009 Apr;17(2):63-70.

In vitro studies demonstrate anti-cancer activity of an alkaloid of a plant (Gelsemium sempervirens). Bhattacharyya SS, Mandal S, Biswas R, Paul S, Pathak S, Boujedaini N, Belon P, Khuda-Bukhsh AR. University of Kalyani Exp Biol Med (Maywood). 2008 Nov 7.

Homeopathy and systematics: a systematic analysis of the therapeutic effects of the plant species used in homeopathy. Bharatan V. Department of Botany, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK. Homeopathy. 2008 Jul;97(3):122-8.

Effects of High Dilutions of Cymbopogon winterianus Jowitt (citronella) on the Germination and Growth of Seedlings of Sida rhombifolia. Rosimar Maria Marques; Giuliani Grazyella MarquesSilva; Carlos Moacir Bonato International Journal of High Dilution Research, v.7, issue 22, p.3034, March 2008 Prof. Carlos Moacir Bonato Universidade Estadual de Maringá (UEM) Department of Biology, State University of Maringá, Paraná, Brazil

Reproducibility of dwarf pea shoot growth stimulation by homeopathic potencies of gibberellic acid Baumgartner S, Shah D, Schaller J, Kämpfer U, Thurneysen A, Heusser P. Institute of Complementary Medicine KIKOM, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland; Society for Cancer Research, Institute Hiscia, Kirschweg 9, Arlesheim, Switzerland Complement Ther Med. 2008 Aug;16(4):183-91

Management and Control of Genetic Processes in Cotton Plants through Homoeopathy Dr. H.U. Gangar Ex-Head, Engineering & Workshop, Central Institute for Research on Cotton Technology, (ICAR) , Mumbai

Duckweed (Lemna gibba L.) as a Test Organism for Homeopathic Potencies Scherr C, Simon M, Spranger J, Baumgartner S. Research Institute of Organic Agriculture, Frick, Switzerland., Society for Cancer Research, Institute Hiscia, Arlesheim, Switzerland. J Altern Complement Med. 2007 Nov;13(9):931-8

Effects of Potentised Substances on Growth Kinetics of Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Schizosaccharomyces pombe C. Scherra,c; S. Baumgartnera,b; J. Sprangerc,e; M. Simond aVerein für Krebsforschung, Institut Hiscia, Arlesheim, Schweiz bKollegiale Instanz für Komplementärmedizin (KIKOM), Universität Bern, Insel-Spital, Imhoof-Pavillon, Bern, Schweiz cForschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau, Frick, Schweiz dInstitut für Chemie und Biologie des Meeres (ICBM), Universität Oldenburg, Deutschland eInstitut für anthroposophische Veterinärmedizin, Frick, Schweiz Forsch Komplementärmed 2006;13:298-306 (DOI: 10.1159/000095302)

Statistical analysis of the effect of high dilutions of arsenic in a large dataset from a wheat germination model Brizzi M, Nani D, Peruzzi M, Betti L. Dipartimento di Scienze statistiche, University of Bologna, Italy Br Homeopath J. 2000 Apr;89(2):63-7

Growth stimulation of dwarf peas (Pisum sativum L.) through homeopathic potencies of plant growth substances Baumgartner S, Thurneysen A, Heusser P. Kollegiale Instanz für Komplementärmedizin, Universität Bern, Insel-Spital, Imhoof-Pavillon, Bern, Switzerland. s.baumgartner@hiscia.ch Forsch Komplementarmed Klass Naturheilkd. 2004 Oct;11(5):281-92

Effect of electronic homeopathic copy of biohumus fertilizer on tomato sprout development Korenbaum VI, Chernysheva TN, Apukhtina TP, Shin SN, Demeniuk VN. Pacific Institute of Oceanology, Far East Division, Russian Academy of Sciences, Vladivostok, 690041 Russia. v-kor@poi.dvo.ru Radiats Biol Radioecol. 2003 May-Jun;43(3):370-4

Effects of potentised substances on growth kinetics of Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Schizosaccharomyces pombe Scherr C, Baumgartner S, Spranger J, Simon M. Verein für Krebsforschung, Institut Hiscia, Arlesheim, Schweiz. scherr@vfk.ch Forsch Komplementarmed. 2006 Oct;13(5):298-306. Epub 2006 Oct 20

The effects of a 45x potency of arsenicum album on wheat seedling growth — a reproduction trial Binder M, Baumgartner S, Thurneysen A. Institute for Complementary Medicine (KIKOM), University of Bern, Switzerland Forsch Komplementarmed Klass Naturheilkd. 2005 Oct;12(5):284-91. Epub 2005 Oct 13

A biostatistical insight into the As(2)O(3) high dilution effects on the rate and variability of wheat seedling growth Brizzi M, Lazzarato L, Nani D, Borghini F, Peruzzi M, Betti L. Department of Statistical Sciences, Bologna University, Italy Forsch Komplementarmed Klass Naturheilkd. 2005 Oct;12(5):277-83. Epub 2005 Oct 13

Medicinal plants and homeopathy: a scientific and literary study C Amengual Selva, Mallorca, Spain

Effect of the homeopathic solution Sulphur on the growth and productivity of radish Bonato, C. M., Silva, E. P. da Departamento de Biologia, Universidade Estadual de Maringá, Av Colombo, 5790, 87020, Maringá, Paraná, Brazil. Acta Scientiarum – Agronomy, 2003 (Vol. 25) (No. 2) 259-263