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Hildegard of Bingen was not alone in how she practiced natural healing. Her background in healing was as a function of her duties as a nun (and eventual Abbess). Hildegard of Bingen medicine, and the medicine of her time was practiced within the confines of the monastic community.

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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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Hildegard of Bingen Medicine

Hildegard of Bingen Medicine

Hildegard’s natural healing techniques were rooted in the first principles of scripture. Everything flowed from the belief that man is a unique spiritual and physical being bound by both natural laws and a higher spiritual existence.

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Traditional German Medicine

Traditional German Herbal Medicine

Traditional German Herbal Medicine is a practice and research area that incorporates the various disciplines and practices of natural medicine that have developed over time. Discover the principles of German holistic health and wellness.

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Tenets Traditional German Medicine

5 Modern Tenets of Traditional German Medicine

Germany’s oldest tradition, Klosterheilkunde continues to surprise modern scientists.  The positive momentum in natural heath and wellness include the following tenets of Traditional German Medicine.

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Klosterheilkunde

Science Examines Klosterheilkunde

One of the foremost experts in klosterheilkunde and Traditional German Medicine, Dr. Bernard Uehleke tests the validity of Hildegard’s medicinal claims.

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nutritional treatment

Ancient Nutritional Treatment

Hildegard of Bingen’s Viriditas, or “life force”, lies at the heart of her nutritional treatment therapy. Food provides each organism with fundamental energy and healing power. Proper nutrition can prevent the need for pills later on.

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Viriditas through Mindfulness

With spring officially upon us, it is a fitting time to practice new ways to grow. Hildegard von Bingen believed the turning of the spring season to be a particularly good time for a fast or cleanse. Like most self-directed regimens, the benefits of periodic fasting and cleansing are greatly enhanced by our level of…

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bodily juices

Hildegard’s Bodily Juices

Hildegard’s work in Causae et Curae, on the origin and treatment of diseases, offers a fascinating glimpse into Hildegard’s world view, and the theological underpinnings of her thinking around natural healing, naturopathy, and bodily juices. Even today, Hildegard’s descriptions provide a thought-provoking look at the causes of certain maladies and diseases. The Rule of Fours…

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Holistic Healing

Holistic Healing: Six Steps to Holistic Health

Your health and wellness is about much more than just the condition of your body. Take your health into your own hands with a holistic approach to your life. We will show you the wisdom behind holistic healing, why we need it, and how to incorporate holistic healing into our daily lives. What is Holistic…

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Monastic Medicine

Monastic Medicine

Remove financial motivation in medicine, and you’re left with something closer to altruism. Monastic medicine, developed by monks and nuns, was borne from the motivation to help people, not to create repeat business.

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Hildegard of Bingen Viriditas

What is Hildegard’s Viriditas?

“O most honored Greening Force, You who roots in the Sun; You who lights up, in shining serenity, within a wheel that earthly excellence fails to comprehend. You are enfolded in the weaving of divine mysteries. You redden like the dawn and you burn: flame of the Sun.” –  Hildegard von Bingen, Causae et Curae Viriditas:…

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Medieval Medical Treatments

Medieval Medical Treatments

The urgent need for medieval medical treatments was borne from destructive waves of epidemic plague that swept the European continent in the Middle Ages, leveling a dark toll on life and morale.

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