These important references are listed here to help guide the practitioner through the years of clinical applications and research that have demonstrated that certain selected light frequencies (colors), applied by way of the eyes, can produce beneficial results in the body.
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Zajonc, A. Catching the Light: The entwined history of light and mind. New York: Bantam Books 1993. Tracing the spiritual/scientific history of light with special emphasis on Goethe and Steiner.