When the soul, body, and mind are equally strong, the four life “juices” are balanced. Our bodily humors thus operate as a healthy system.
Hildegard of Bingen believed Fennel had many benefits, fresh breath being one of them, but she saw fennel as a plant with truly holistic benefits. Hildegard though of a fennel based herbal powder as one of her primary healing foods after surgery and for convalescence and immune building.
Violet cream has been used since antiquity to protect and heal the skin. Violet contains essential oils rich with antioxidants. These radical scavengers neutralize free radicals, which are constantly produced in our bodies during normal cell metabolism.
The nectar of this sweet and humble flower, this harbinger of spring, offers far more than merely a pleasant fragrance.