€1 billion spent on homeopathy and anthrosophic medicine in EU

But evidence that the treatments work is still elusive…


For the third year running, the EU market for alternative medicines has exceeded €1 billion according to a report from  the European Coalition on Homeopathic and Anthroposophic Medicinal Products (ECHAMP).

“That’s a lot of money spent on sugar pills,” Dr Ben Goldacre, a leading scientist and expert on homeopathy, told New Europe.

ECHAMP President Nand De Herdt, explained: “Disproportionate provisions in the EU legal and regulatory framework, and the s...


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