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Violet for Skin Care and Medicinal Use

Violet Oil

The unassuming qualities of violet belie the true power contained within the leaves and blossoms. We’ll take a look at some of those traditional healing benefits, including violet for skin care and medicinal uses.

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Milk Thistle and Alcohol

milk thistle and alcohol

Encased within the seeds of this prickly purple-blossomed thistle are flavonoids that are believed to possess unique healing and protective qualities specific to the liver.

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What is Psyllium Husk?

What is Psyllium Husk

So what is psyllium husk? Psyllium (sill-E-um) is the common name of plants from the plantago genus. There are around 200 species of plantago found throughout the world. Psyllium is indigenous to the Mediterranean region, where its name was derived from Greek words for flea, due to its small, prolific seeds (each plant can produce…

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Spirit Mind Body: Strength as a Skill

Strength as a Skill

At Healthy Hildegard, we like to look at strength as a skill that may occupy many different vectors of life. It is something that we build through our actions, something to be practiced, not a singular metric to be achieved.

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Bodily Humors and Balance

Bodily Humors and Balance Featured

When the soul, body, and mind are equally strong, the four life “juices” are balanced.  Our bodily humors thus operate as a healthy system.

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