Healthy Remedies

“Spirit, life that gives life, moving all things, rooted in all beings; you cleanse all things of impurity, wiping away sins, and anointing wounds, this is radiant, laudable life, awakening and re-awakening every thing that is.” 

– De Spiritu Sancto (To the Holy Spirit); Hildegard of Bingen

Be it of body, mind, or spirit, this section will guide you through the methods to cleanse the things that do not serve us and to renew and revitalize our minds and bodies.  Healthy Remedies is where the ancient wisdom of Hildegard’s teachings on natural healing, nutrition, and lifestyle management intersect with new ideas and practical solutions to the complex challenges of modern living.

Herbal Remedies for Infant Diarrhea

It's normal for baby stools to be soft and loose, especially during an infant's first couple of months. In the case of infant diarrhea, you'll know [...]

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Diarrhea in Children and Babies

Diarrhea in children and babies, including bloating and flatulence often occur during the first few weeks of a child’s life. As they begin teething, they [...]

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Intestinal Health 101

During Hildegard of Bingen’s time, the notion of humoral medicine prevailed.  Hildegard believed imbalance among the four bodily fluids caused illness and disease. Conversely, she thought [...]

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Antibiotics and Digestion

It is no secret that digestion plays an important role in Hildegard of Bingen medicine.  At the same time, a lot has changed since Hildegard of [...]

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8 High Blood Pressure Home Remedies

Traditional German herbal medicine and monastic medicine us the term "choleric" to describe hypertension. Hildegard of Bingen described the condition in the following terms: "The different [...]

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7 Low Blood Pressure Home Remedies

When compared with high blood pressure, those suffering from low blood pressure (hypotension) generally have the advantage of a much lower risk of serious health [...]

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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 [...]

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7 Natural Constipation Cures

In her book, "Causae et Curae", Hildegard of Bingen suggests certain foods can lead to disruptions in the digestive process in some people. Specifically, some foods [...]

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