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Inspired by Hildegard of Bingen. Discover the ancient wisdom and principles of German Holistic Health and Wellness

Physica – Nature’s Healing Power

Hildegard of Bingen wrote Physica during the period 1150 to 1158. For those of us interested in Hildegard of Bingen medicine, or German herbal remedies in general, Physica and Causae et Curae are valuable primary resources. Both [...]

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Causae et Curae

In 1151, Hildegard completed her first visionary work, Scivias (“Know the Ways”). Around the same time, she started work on her practical guides to nature and healing, originally called “Liber subtilitatum diversarum naturarum creaturarum” (the [...]

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Scivias Summary and Images

Scivias, an illustrated tome, was Hildegard of Bingen’s first, and perhaps most famous of her writings. Scivias, (“Know the Ways”) describes 26 of Hildegard’s most vivid visions. The book deals with the interconnectivity of man [...]

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Hildegard of Bingen Writings

The body of work surrounding Hildegard of Bingen writings is expansive and diverse. She was equal parts nun and scientist, theologian and philosopher, musician and poet, and naturalist and doctor. In hindsight, many of Hildegard’s views are ground [...]

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Inspired by Hildegard of Bingen.  Maintain a healthy relationship with your body using Hildegard’s teachings on natural healing and nutrition.

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Hildegard’s Duckweed Drink in Autumn

As the cold season approaches, Hildegard would recommend that we prepare our immune system for the icy months ahead, by using her duckweed drink. Her idea of appropriate preparation for winter meant cleansing the body [...]

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Periodic Fasting

The end of the celebratory eating season naturally invites a period of cleansing, fasting, and renewal. There are many ways to incorporate fasting into your new year’s cleanse - or intention to create a healthier [...]

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Duckweed Elixir 

Duckweed Elixir is believed to strengthen the immune system and support detoxification. The detoxifying affects can also strengthen the mind and the psyche. Making duckweed elixir at home poses some challenges, so having a finished [...]

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Consider Community Shared Agriculture

You may have heard of Community Shared Agriculture (“C.S.A.”) or perhaps you even participate already (let us know what you think.) For those who haven’t heard of CSA, or only have a vague idea of [...]

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Inspired by Hildegard of Bingen.  Our Healthy Recipes include a growing body of healthy and delicious preparations inspired by Hildegard.

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Health Benefits: Parsley Wine

Secrets for Heart Health. Wine, as a remedy, is as old as, well, wine. In fact it may just be the worlds oldest documented man-made medicine.

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  • Spelt Flour Bread Recipe
  • Spelt Flour Bread Recipe
  • Spelt Flour Bread Recipe
  • Spelt Flour Bread Recipe
  • Spelt Flour Bread Recipe
  • Spelt Flour Bread Recipe
  • Spelt Flour Bread Recipe
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Hildegard Spelt Flour Bread Recipe

This spelt flour bread recipe has been around since antiquity. After experiencing the hearty density of good German bread, it makes sense that bread alone might actually satisfy an evening meal.

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Hildegard’s Sweet Potato Cookies Recipe

This is a simple and delicious spelt, sweet potato cookies recipe, with chocolate chips, inspired by Hildegard of Bingen. Spelt, Sweet Potato Cookies Recipe Ingredients: 1.5 large sweet potatoes – peeled, steamed and mashed ½ [...]

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Inspired by Hildegard of Bingen.  Our Spirit section includes a wide variety of information on the practice of holistic spiritual wellness. Here you will find actionable information based on Hildegard’s work, as well as explorations into creativity, personal transformation, and tips and tools to help you live each day with grace and vitality.

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A Creative Transition

A neighborhood stroll on a beautiful Denver afternoon led us to a quiet corner across from City Park where we discovered out latest creative transition. Draped by a gentle lace [...]

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Discovery of Midlife Awakening

Do you think it is it too late to change? Consider Hildegard. It was only a midlife awakening for her because she lived so long for those times. Knowing the deep spring is there but not having the faith to find it is part of the dissonance we feel.

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