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The Beauty of Bitter Flavors

Bitter Flavors

Foods with bitter flavors have played an important role in nutritional medicine and naturopathy for centuries. Saint Hildegard of Bingen regularly employed bitter tasting foods and bitters.

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Hildegard’s Hyssop Leaf

Hyssop Leaf

Hyssop leaf (Hyssopus officinalis) is a lovely, easy-to-grow member of the mint family native to southern Europe and Asia. Summer through fall, the plant blooms clusters of violet-blue flowers that adorn bunches of long stems covered in small green leaves. Blooms can also be pink or white. The hardy plant grows in bushes 12” to…

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Black Radish- not only as a soup for Colds

black radish soup

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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Gastritis Natural Remedies

Gastritis Natural Remedies

Gastritis, or stomach inflammation, normally presents with symptoms such as a loss of appetite, abdominal pain, bloating, nausea, and vomiting. Gastritis can be sudden or develop over time into a chronic condition, depending on the underlying cause. Untreated chronic gastritis can lead to erosive gastritis, which includes chronic bleeding in the stomach. 4 Gastritis Natural…

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