Hildegard von Bingen's Physica: The Complete English Translation of Her Classic Work on Health and Healing

certainly one of significant scientific treatises by way of medieval healer Hildegard von Bingen, awarded in its entirety for the 1st time in English through the 900th anniversary of her start.

• A seminal textual content within the improvement of Western natural drugs

• provides 9 different types of therapeutic systems--Plants, parts, timber, Stones, Fish, Birds, Animals, Reptiles, and Metals--and elaborates on their medicinal use

• heavily relating to japanese scientific ways which are gaining appreciate at the present time

Saint, mystic, healer, visionary, fighter, Hildegard von Bingen stands as one of many nice figures within the heritage of girls in me.

At a time whilst few girls might write and such a lot have been denied a proper schooling, Hildegard von Bingen turned a mythical healer, visionary, musician, artist, poet, and saint. Her works comprise twenty-seven symphonic compositions; Scivias, a compilation of her visions; and her significant scientific works, Causae et Curae, a clinical compendium, and Physica, released the following in English in its entirety for the 1st time.

Physica has a robust affinity with the japanese clinical techniques gaining nice recognize at the present time. the trendy reader attracted to ordinary therapeutic will realize the big fact within the theories of this 12th-century health care provider, which remind us that our treatments for disorder rely on our wildlife and our position in it.

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