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BIOKRYSTALLISATION - triangulation

Abstract
A group of researchers from University of Kassel (D),
Louis Bolk Institute (NL) and Biodynamic Research
Association (DK) started in 2001 the so-called Triangle
cooperation, with the goal of performing a comprehensive
development of the biocrystallisation method
(copper chloride crystallisation). A validation, i.e. a
documentation of all relevant experimental aspects of
the method, would create the basis for a scientific
approval and application of the method. The goal was
furthermore to have the method officially approved for
investigation of food quality, parallel to chemical analyses
of proteins, vitamins etc.

Thanks to this cooperation today the biocrystallisation
method is scientifically approved, based on a
doctoral thesis, a Ph.D. thesis as well as a number of
reports and articles in international journals. In parallel
the potential for applying the method in the area
of quality investigation of crops (vegetables, fruits,
grans) and foods such as milk products has been documented.
Last but not least it should be mentioned that
the method has, with high statistical significance, been
able to differentiate pictures from cress seeds which
have germinated in two different homeopathic D30
preparations (Stannum met.; distilled water).
The key task is now to finalise the development of
the procedures whereby biocrystallisation pictures are
evaluated, i.e. visual scoring of morphological characteristics
as well as digital image analysis of scanned
images. The Triangle group has here started up a major
project on developing two essential tools: so-called visual
Gestalt evaluation, and structural image analysis.
With these tools in the ‘toolbox’ a decisive point has
been reached: (1) the developed methodology includes
the necessary evaluation tools; (2) the method may as
a relatively ‘turn-key’ concept be offered to interested
research institutions and compagnies; (3) the method
has the prerequisite for being included in e.g. the official
German §64 list of approved methods for investigating
foods.