Hippocrates (ca. 460 BCE - ca. 370 BCE), considered the father of Western medicine, is quoted saying that a physician without knowledge of astrology has no right to call himself a healer.
Of course, much has changed since the times of Hippocrates. However, it is important to note that doctors all over the world are still initiated into their practice by taking the Hippocratic Oath.
Medical astrology, an ancient art that attributes the planets and zodiac signs to different parts of the body, has been practiced in many traditions around the world for centuries with a great deal of success.
Just as the sky is divided into twelve constellations, the human body is split into twelve parts, beginning with the head (Aries) and ending with the feet (Pisces).
Astrology is a symbolic system designed to provide us with a spiritual understanding of life in the solar system. The Body Ecology Diet's Principle of Uniqueness states that we all have individual needs and provides a flexible system of healing that allows each of us to adapt our diet and lifestyle to achieve optimal health. That uniqueness is clearly seen in the following list of the symbolic attributes of the zodiac:
Understanding your astrological sign can help you choose the right Body Ecology foods to eat, based on the ancient principles of medical astrology!
To better understand your body and how it relates to astrology, you need to know your ascendant or rising sign, which is determined by your hour of birth.
The rising sign is said to rule or govern your body and explains what sign or energy you chose to focus on in this lifetime. To find out your rising sign, go to this link on my website: http://cosmicnavigator.com/free-chart
Your rising sign together with your own sign can give clues on how to prevent disease and heal yourself, as well as how better to incorporate the 7 Principles of the Body Ecology Diet. The foods in the diet are nourishing and healing, full of nutrients and specific to healing the gut so that every organ will be fed by rich and healthy blood.
For example, if you are an Aries with Capricorn rising, you need to make sure you eat foods that can nurture your eyesight, brain, and blood (Aries), as well as the bones and marrow (Capricorn).
Are you incorporating the right foods into your diet? While a probiotic-rich diet is essential to all signs, give these foods a try:
2011 offers a special window of opportunity for balancing and healing. Use this swell of energy and try some medical astrology to focus your approach on the Body Ecology Diet!
The health of your body can be further improved by understanding your own zodiac sign. Medical astrology explores our own individual needs, relating to Body Ecology's Principle of Uniqueness, to allow each of us to make our own healthy diet and lifestyle choices to achieve our best health. As you discover your rising sign, you will be able to determine the right foods to eat to help your body perform at its best and heal itself, based on the Principles of the Body Ecology Diet. 2011 is the perfect time to get your body on the right track through the practice of medical astrology!
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