A look at Hildegard and Spelt

Hildegard von Bingen and Benefits of Spelt

For centuries before the advent of modern medicine, healing practices were not confined to curing existing diseases and ailments. Pre-modern medicine practitioners, such as Hildegard of Bingen focused on prophylaxis and preventive measures to address ailments before they developed. Diet and nutrition for the healthy and sick alike plays a central role in monastic medicine. …

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