That is to say, all that humanity entails, including their flesh and bodies and the maintenance needed for them. Moreover, that it was largely the impetus of the father who hands this inherent malady down to his children, and not the mother whom as previously argued, is the impetus for curing the maladies of the world.
By that blood of Christ, I command you, blood, to cease your flow. Several historians over the past century have famously questioned their authenticity, leading to decades of scrupulous scepticism that only in the past twenty or so years has abated.
The anecdote of Hildegard preaching publicly about the cure of Sigewiza, the noble madwoman who was sent to her for aid after the demon inside her called for Hildegard however mockingly also indicates a prevalent rhetoric within society at the time that Hildegard, perhaps above all else, was known as a great and powerful healer.
In Physica, Hildegard even recommends certain herbs and rituals one might use to protect themselves and their households from such creatures. Carlevaris, 8.