Healthy Remedies

Holistic Natural Remedies Influenced By Hildegard of Bingen

“Spirit, life that gives life, moving all things, rooted in all beings; you cleanse all things of impurity, wiping away sins, and anointing wounds, this is radiant, laudable life, awakening and re-awakening every thing that is.” – De Spiritu Sancto (To the Holy Spirit); Hildegard of Bingen

Be it of body, mind, or spirit, this section will guide you through the methods to cleanse the things that do not serve us and to renew and revitalize our minds and bodies. Healthy Remedies is where the ancient wisdom of Hildegard’s teachings on natural healing, nutrition, and lifestyle management intersect with new ideas and practical solutions to the complex challenges of modern living. Continue reading for continuously updated content that encompasses the known teachings of Hildegard’s holistic remedies.

how to sleep better

10 Tips How to Sleep Better

Hildegard recognized the importance of purposefully inviting healthy sleep. She believed that a good mood and positive thoughts prior to sleep would lend to positive dreams and increase the potential for prophecy and visions. Conversely, ignoring the requisite balance throughout the day or harboring negative thoughts prior to sleep results in restless sleep and nightmares, which she believed to be unresolved conflict or needs.
Turns out her sleep secrets have stood the test of time.

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hildegards healing plants

Healing Plants: Hildegard’s 7 Plants that Heal

There’s an herb for that! You can use healing plants and herbs to treat virtually every ailment. While we have yet to discover all potential uses of medicinal plants and herbs, there is a long and storied history of healing plants that has left us with extensive practical knowledge of thousands of medicinal plants. Revival of…

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Herbal Remedies for Infant Diarrhea

It’s normal for baby stools to be soft and loose, especially during an infant’s first couple of months. In the case of infant diarrhea, you’ll know it when you see it. The stool consistency becomes very watery, and the frequency going increases dramatically. Infant diarrhea may also be accompanied by a fever or seem disinterest in eating. Causes…

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cold weather foods

Cold Weather Foods

We’ve compiled our version of winter food groups with specific cold weather foods to help you roast, stew, sauté, and simmer your way to spring.

 

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diarrhea in children

Diarrhea in Children and Babies

Diarrhea in children and babies, including bloating and flatulence often occur during the first few weeks of a child’s life. As they begin teething, they often experience diarrhea and other digestive distress. Bloating and Diarrhea in Children and Infants Bloating and flatulence arise as a combination of the baby swallowing too much air while drinking and…

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intestinal health

Intestinal Health 101

It makes sense that so much of pre-modern medicine was centered on intestinal health and digestion. During Hildegard of Bingen’s time, the notion of humoral medicine prevailed. Hildegard believed imbalance among the four bodily fluids caused illness and disease. Conversely, she thought when the four humors are in balance, health is maintained. Intestinal health was Hildegard’s priority, and…

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probiotics and digestion

7 Tips for Probiotics and Digestion

Digestion plays a crucial role in overall health and well-being, according to Hildegard of Bingen medicine. What is the relationship between probiotics and digestion? Probiotics are living organisms introduced into the body for beneficial purposes. The name probiotic is a categorical term that can be applied to numerous types of bacteria – a kind of catchall for…

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antibiotics and digestions

Antibiotics and Digestion

It is no secret that digestion plays an important role in Hildegard of Bingen medicine.  At the same time, a lot has changed since Hildegard of Bingen and her medieval medical treatments.  Today, we have antibiotics, which did not exist 900 years ago.  So, what is the relationship between antibiotics and digestion? How do antibiotics effect…

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high blood pressure home remedies

8 Home Remedies for High Blood Pressure

If you are suffering from hypertension and searching for home remedies for high blood pressure you have come to the right place. We will guide you through the common causes of high blood pressure and how you can lower high blood pressure naturally. Read on to explore the long history of herbal remedies for high…

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low blood pressure home remedies

7 Low Blood Pressure Home Remedies

Compared to high blood pressure (hypertension), low blood pressure (hypotension) generally has a much lower risk of serious health issues. In fact, low blood pressure in otherwise healthy people is a sign of good health. But if your blood pressure is too low, you can have disturbing symptoms such as fatigue or lack of vitality. Low blood…

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preserve fresh herbs

6 Ways to Preserve Fresh Herbs

Autumn is bittersweet. The burst of color left behind as plants gather their energy inward for the winter is a delight, but it also means that the outward signs of life will retreat into the dormant  – and often barren landscape. Even though the bounty of the Hildegarden has waned, we can still gather what remains,…

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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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