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Dr. Barbara Stuehlmeyer: Compositions by Hildegard of Bingen

Dr. Barbara Stuehlmeyer is a Hildegard scholar, German musicologist, church musician, writer and contributing editor. Dr. Stuehlmeyer was gracious enough to help us refine our posts on Hildegard of Bingen music. In the process, we came [...]

Hildegard von Bingen: 20 Remarkable Things You May Not Know

Since 2014, we’ve been working on compiling information about Hildegard von Bingen and her remarkable life. Our initial motivation came from a genuine interest in Hildegard’s midlife awakening, and the notion that a purpose-driven life [...]

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A Biography of Hildegard of Bingen

Hildegard of Bingen remains Germany’s greatest mystic and God’s companion. She was artist and scientist, mystic and doctor, poet and political critic.

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Hildegard of Bingen the Mystic

Throughout the ages, the mystics have kept alive the awareness of our union with God and thus with everything. What some now call creation spirituality (Fox Institute Opening), deep salvation, or the holistic Gospel was [...]

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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 and principles of German Holistic Health.

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Hildegard of Bingen’s 11 Best Natural Remedies 

Hildegard of Bingen is widely recognized, in part for her natural remedies, and her significant contributions to holistic health and wellness. Many people familiar with her work consider her to be the founder of alternative [...]

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The Doctrine of Signatures and Healing Plants

The doctrine of signatures is the age-old belief that plants resemble the very body parts they are intended to treat. The concept is perhaps as old as the history of mankind, but is believed to [...]

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Lungwort Remedy

Lungwort (pulmonaria officinalis) is an evergreen perennial plant from the genus of the flowering plants in the family Boraginaceae, known as the borage or forget-me-not family. The takes its name from the Latin root Pulmoa, [...]

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24 Bitter Spices for the Kitchen

Remedies and elixirs based on bitter spices and herbs can be traced back to the middle ages. Bitters have played an important role in monastic medicine as a means of preserving good health over a [...]

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Health Benefits of Oats

The history of oats for health benefits goes back to antiquity, as far as the first century in Greek and Roman medical literature. In this post we explore the many health benefits of oats in detail.

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Spelt: Whole Grain Bread of the Year

The German Bread Institute has designated spelt whole grain bread as the bread of 2018 because "because spelt has been a triumphant success in Germany, since its humble origins in the Swabian Alps to its now ubiquitous presence in German bakeries nationwide, it satisfies through flavor and nutritionally."

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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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Slow Medicine: The Way to Healing

In Slow Medicine, Dr. Sweet writes with the same familiar voice we discovered in her first book, God’s Hotel. She continues her mission of artfully reintroducing antiquated ways of healing, based on her 40 years of medicine.

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Viriditas Prayer

Viriditas Prayer by Nancy Fierro, a noted pianist, recording artist educator and specialist in the life and work of Hildegard of Bingen.

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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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Stinging Nettle Recipes

Almost everyone has had some encounter with stinging nettle, usually in the form of painful contact with its leaves. In spite of its unfriendly nature and its perception as a hostile weed, nettle serves as [...]

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Cocoa Nib, Seed and Cherry Bars

These energy bars provide healthy, sustainable energy for hours. The crunchy consistency tastes delicious, while the oats are good for the heart. They are fast and easy to make, and the anthocyanins in the cherries will leave you with a “happy-brain”. 

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Cocoa Butter Roasted Veggie Salad with Cocoa Nib Vinaigrette Recipe

This recipe is a nice variation on your typical roasted veggie dish with a cocoa nib vinaigrette, rich in nutrients, antioxidants and a real mood lifter.

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