Hildegard Ailments

Our Hildegard Ailments section contains posts relating to specific health conditions. We’d like to provide a resource for you to find natural remedies, according to Hildegard, for health challenges you may be experiencing, or answer questions you may have about certain common ailments. While our overall Remedies category is meant to address many of these issues through a holistic approach to wellness, Hildegard of Bingen medicine is replete with natural remedies for specific conditions that have since been incorporated into Traditional German Medicine. This section includes those problem-specific remedies that have survived the test of time.

7 Tips to Reduce Swelling in Legs

Water retention is a common problem associated with pregnancy, diabetes, menstruation, periods of prolonged heat, and inactivity due to injury or illness. Water retention (edema) [...]

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8 Natural Remedies for Period Cramps

Almost every woman faces the symptoms of menstrual cramps at some point in her life. Hildegard of Bingen wrote “at the time when a woman [...]

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Gastritis Natural Remedies

Gastritis, or stomach inflammation, normally presents with symptoms such as a loss of appetite, abdominal pain, bloating, nausea, and vomiting. Gastritis can be sudden or [...]

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Rheumatoid Arthritis and Diet

We know neither the actual cause of arthritis & rheumatism nor a side-effect-free therapy. Affected persons are sedated with dubious painkillers, anti-inflammatory drugs, and even chemotherapy. [...]

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Easing Menstrual Cramps with Dittany

Dittany, or Dictamnus Albus, is a genus of the family Rutacaea, commonly known as the Rue or Citurs family of plants. The flowering plant has [...]

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Managing Arthritis & Rheumatism

Arthritis & rheumatism is an inflammatory, relapsing disease of the joints, categorized within the rheumatic diseases, which include numerous types of arthritis, arthrosis (osteoarthritis), and gout. [...]

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5 Home Remedies for Hemorrhoid Relief

While no one likes to talk about hemorrhoids, about 75% of all Americans experience them at some point in their lives. Out of shame and [...]

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7 Ways to Heal Hemorrhoids Naturally

These herbal remedies are best in combination with a cooling bath. Generally, one shouldn’t take warm (or hot) baths for the treatment of hemorrhoids, as [...]

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