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.

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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Forgotten Caraway Seeds Health Benefits

Caraway seeds health benefits have been known since antiquity. In fact, caraway (carum carvi) remains one of the oldest herbs and medicinal plants still in use [...]

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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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Hildegard’s 9 Herbs for Painful Menses

According to Hildegard of Bingen medicine, most ailments can be addressed using some combination of diet, herbs and spices.  Though many of her cures are [...]

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Hildegard’s 4 Teas to Reduce Cramps

Hildegard relied on herbs and spices to preserve good health and resolve discomfort.  Here is a list of 4 teas from Hildegard of Bingen medicine [...]

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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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Comfrey uses for Muscles and Bones

Comfrey- a topical solution to accelerate the healing process for inflammation, broken bones, bruising, muscle and joint pain, and skin conditions. Learn all about Comfrey here!

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