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

Hildegard of Bingen was…

Hildegard of Bingen was a visionary, theologian, writer, composer, artist, healer, reformer, medical practitioner, prophet, and poet. We are compelled to describe her through her many contributions to humanity.

Hildegard of Bingen Medicine

Hildegard of Bingen was not alone in how she practiced natural healing.  Her background in healing was as a function of her duties as a nun (and eventual Abbess). Hildegard of Bingen medicine, and the [...]

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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.

Hildegard’s History and Health Benefits of Beer

Every autumn, a meadow near the city center of Munich transforms into the worlds largest beer and folk festival or Volksfest. Known as Oktoberfest, the 16-day celebration is referred to by many locals as Wiesn, [...]

10 Sleep Secrets Inspired by Hildegard

The sleep secrets of Hildegard of Bingen medicine include the fact that Hildegard considered sleep essential to restore the body, particularly the nervous system. She viewed sleep as a vital state in which the soul remains active, even suggesting [...]

6 Steps for Healing Harmony

The doctrine of healing harmony, as an expression of good health in the human body, is a far-reaching principle dating back to the 6th Century BC with the physician, Alcmaeon. Hildegard of Bingen also emphasized [...]

Food Activity Rest

The rhythm of Food Activity Rest predates medieval medical treatments, and yet the concept helps set the foundation for Hildegard's healing harmony.  We first discovered a modern perspective on Food Activity Rest by reviewing Dr. Matthew Edlund's work on [...]

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

Watermelon Mocktail

Our post on 25 flushing foods lists many naturally diuretic foods that you can eat to help ease discomfort associated with water retention. This recipe includes four simple ingredients – all naturally and mildly diuretic, [...]

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Recipe for Grilled Peaches and Ginger

In Colorado we wait anxiously for Palisade peaches to ripen and become available in mid-August.  It's a special time of year, particularly for residents of a state with limited agricultural output.  In anticipation and celebration [...]

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Spelt Breakfast Habermus

If Hildegard had a single food group, it would be dinkel wheat or spelt.  In fact, her successor, Dr. Gottfried Hertzka said that “if I ever would get cancer, I would retire with a bag of spelt and [...]

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Inspired by Hildegard of Bingen.  We’ve curated information on practices to maintain balance, manage stress and emotions, and to better engage with holistic wellness.

Interconnectivity of Attention Restoration Theory

Modern Wellness through the Lens of a 12th Century Nun Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179 AD), was a German Benedictine Abbess, visionary theologian, artist, composer, writer, and philosopher. While it was [...]

Hildegard’s Dynamic Meditation in Nature

Hildegard of Bingen believed that moderate activity was essential to good physical, mental, and spiritual health. She advocated for walking after meals, and regular activity for physical and digestive health. [...]

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