Our spiritual practice is backed by research. Below is a list of scholarly peer reviewed journals and publications on discussed topics featured on this website.
The following is a list of scholarly peer reviewed journals and publications on discussed topics featured on this website, such as distance healing and prayer, alternative medicine, intuitive detectives, the effect of belief and hope on well-being and recovery, and the use of herbal approaches to treat patients.
Harris WS, Gowda M, Kolb JW, et al. “A Randomized, Controlled Trial of the Effects of Remote, Intercessory Prayer on Outcomes in Patients Admitted to the Coronary Care Unit”. Archives of Internal Medicine, 1999;159(19):2273-2278. doi:10.1001/archinte.159.19.2273. Retrieved from http://archinte.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=485161
Campbell, D., Baldwin, D., Earhart, Stephen D. & Surrena M, et al. (2007). Find Me: How a Unique Group of Psychics, Retired Law Enforcement Officers, and Canine Search and Rescue Volunteers from Around the World Have Banded Together to Find Missing People. New River Press. Retrieved from http://books.google.com/books/about/Find_Me.html?id=_ZTXAAAACAAJ
Neamsuvan O, Komonhiran P, Boonming K. (2017) “Medicinal plants used for hypertension treatment by folk healers in Songkhla province, Thailand”. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 214:58-70. doi: 10.1016/j.jep.2017.11.032. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2017.11.032
Faleyimu, O. I., Mohammed, A. A., & Akinyemi, O. (2010). “Efficacy of forest plants in the treatment of diabetes in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area, Kaduna State, Nigeria)”. International Journal of Biomedical and Health Sciences, Volume, 6(2). Retrieved from https://www.researchgate.net/publication/267381155_Efficacy_of_forest_plants_in_the_treatment_of_diabetes
Mainguy B, Valenti M, Mehl-Madrona L. (2013) “Relationships between level of spiritual transformation and medical outcome”. Advances in Mind-Body Medicine, 27(1):4-11. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23341417
Leibovici L (2001). “Effects of remote, retroactive intercessory prayer on outcomes in patients with bloodstream infection: randomised controlled trial”. British Medical Journal, 323 (7327): 1450–1. doi:10.1136/bmj.323.7327.1450. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC61047/
Ness, RC; Wintrob RM. (1981). “Folk healing: a description and synthesis”. American Journal of Psychiatry, 138(11):1477-81. doi 10.1176. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7294217
Ngezahayo J, Havyarimana F, Hari L. , et al. (2015) “Medicinal plants used by Burundian traditional healers for the treatment of microbial diseases”. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 173:338-51. doi: 10.1016/j.jep.2015.07.028. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26232628
O’Laoire S (1997). “An experimental study of the effects of distant, intercessory prayer on self-esteem, anxiety, and depression”. Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, 3 (6): 38–53. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9375429
Neamsuvan O, Madeebing N, Mah, L., et al. (2015) “A survey of medicinal plants for diabetes treating from Chana and Nathawee district, Songkhla province, Thailand”. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 174:82-90. doi: 10.1016/j.jep.2015.07.050. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26256315