Learn more about Hildegard of Bingen and German holistic health and wellness.
In America Hildegard is best known for her holistic approach to healing, her creative power and perhaps above all, for Hildegard of Bingen music.
Hildegard believed in a holistic approach to wellness. Her notion of living a good life was based on the concept that wellness was the natural result of the choices and actions people make every day. Wellness is lived, through the pursuit of a virtuous life that is constantly seeking balance and moderation.
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.