A twelfth-century German Benedictine abbess, Hildegard of Bingen is widely regarded as one of the true pioneers of holistic medicine and natural healing, developing concepts that were ahead of their time. This practical book introduces her 10 key principles, including preventative health advice, fasting, the mind-body connection, meditation, and ecological considerations, and brings her original authentic remedies to a modern audience. Discover the healing benefits of key plants and foods—and which ones to avoid—along with recipes for plant-based balms and elixirs. There’s also targeted advice for alleviating common ailments, such as digestive disorders, insomnia, migraines, skin problems, stress, and more.
About the Author
Mélanie Schmidt-Ulmann is a graduate of the Hildegard Institute and is passionate about natural medicine, acting as a consultant for Hildegardian medicines and Bach Flower Remedies. She is also a natural-parenting consultant, offering support and guidance to future parents and promoting an organic way of life.