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Health Benefits: Parsley Wine

Secrets for Heart Health. Wine, as a remedy, is as old as, well, wine. In fact it may just be the worlds oldest documented man-made medicine.

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Hildegard’s Three Healthy Fasts

Hildegard believed that regular fasting should be an integral part of a healthy dietary regimen. In this post we will review the process, purpose, and benefits of three levels of the Hildegard fast.

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Hildegard von Bingen: 20 Remarkable Things You May Not Know

Our initial motivation in learning about Hildegard came from a genuine interest in Hildegard’s midlife awakening. Over the years we’ve come to discover that Saint Hildegard offers so much more.

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11 Naturopathic Remedies for Common Health Problems

In our ongoing effort to research Hildegard’s various natural remedies, we’ve found the following 11 naturopathic remedies to address common health problems that seem to have stood the test of time. Hildegard of Bingen is widely recognized, in part for her naturopathic remedies, and her significant contributions to holistic health and wellness. Though her findings are almost…

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Boulder Fox Institute for Creation Spirituality

The Fox Institute for Creation Spirituality is based on the teachings developed by Matthew Fox, a storied theologian often credited for having reintroduced Hildegard of Bingen’s thinking to a modern western audience.

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17 Bitter Foods

Our post on the benefits of bitter flavors introduces the taste category of bitter and the many reasons why bitterness is an important part of our diet and how bitters can help to control appetite. We have also covered some herbs and foods that contain the various bitter flavors that we can incorporate into our diet and…

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Spelt Summer Salad

Here’s a delicious and versatile spelt summer salad recipe to add to your rotation: cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, and loads of basil are tossed with hearty and healthy spelt to create a perfect pairing for any time.

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Black Radish- not only as a soup for Colds

The black radish is experiencing a comeback not just as a soup for Colds. Hildegard of Bingen wrote in Physica: “The radish is more warm than cold. After being excavated, it should be left under the ground in a humid place for two or three days, so that its green will be tempered, to which…

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Herbal Cold Remedies by Hildegard of Bingen (Part II)

Herbal cold remedies, including blackberry bramble drink/elixir, galangal in raspberry water, feverfew, masterwort and a three-day fever diet.

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6 Ways to Preserve Fresh Herbs

Autumn is bittersweet. The burst of color left behind as plants gather their energy inward for the winter is a delight, but it also means that the outward signs of life will retreat into the dormant  – and often barren landscape. Even though the bounty of the Hildegarden has waned, we can still gather what remains,…

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Hildegard’s Medieval Garden

Hildegard of Bingen believed that our food was the best medicine to prevent illness and maintain overall health. In her work, Physica, she dedicated a section on plants and grains she believed to possess healthy properties and healing powers. Though she would study 230 plants in Physica, there were a handful of plants she believed to…

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