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Unlike her sister Panacea Cure-All she represented the process of a curing rather than the cure itself. Her male counterpart was Acesis Akesis. In Greek sculptural reliefs, Aceso appears alongside her father Asclepius and sisters Hygeia, Panacea and Iaso.


In Irish mythology, the goddess Airmed was one of the Tuatha De Danann. With her father Dian Cecht and brother Miach, she healed those injured in the Second Battle of Magh Tuiredh. After her jealous father slew her brother, Miach, Airmed wept over her brothers grave. Watered by her tears, all the healing herbs of the world 365 in number - according to the number of Miachs joints and veins sprung from the earth over Miachs body, and Airmed collected and organized them all, spreading them on her cloak. Once again, their father lashed out, and scattered the herbs. For this reason, no living h ...

Aja (orisha)

Aja is an Orisha, the spirit of the forest, the animals within it and herbal healers. She is a patron of the forest and all the animals within it. She holds the secrets of botany, and is a master of potions and healing herbs. She passed this skill to the Yoruban people, who practice her craft to this very day.


Anahit was the goddess of fertility and healing, wisdom and water in Armenian mythology. In early periods she was the goddess of war. By the 5th century BC she was the main deity in Armenia along with Aramazd. The Armenian goddess Anahit is related to the similar Iranian goddess Anahita. Anahits worship, most likely borrowed from the Iranians during the Median invasion or the early Achaemenid period, was of paramount significance in Armenia. Artaxias I erected statues of Anahit, and promulgated orders to worship them.


Anahita is the Old Persian form of the name of an Iranian goddess and appears in complete and earlier form as Aredvi Sura Anahita, the Avestan name of an Indo-Iranian cosmological figure venerated as the divinity of "the Waters" and hence associated with fertility, healing and wisdom.There is also a temple named Anahita in Iran. Aredvi Sura Anahita is Ardwisur Anahid or Nahid in Middle and Modern Persian, and Anahit in Armenian. An iconic shrine cult of Aredvi Sura Anahita was – together with other shrine cults – "introduced apparently in the 4th century BCE and lasted until it was suppres ...


In Roman religion, Angerona or Angeronia was an old Roman goddess, whose name and functions are variously explained. She is sometimes identified with the goddess Feronia.


ⓘ Health goddesses

  • related to childbirth or Mother Goddesses They are a common feature of polytheistic religions. Agwu, Igbo god of health and divination Jengu, water spirits
  • the physician and Asclepius, Hygeia and Panaceia and all the gods and goddesses as witnesses, that I will fulfill this oath and this contract according
  • midwives on the Birth Vase recalls the Tz utujil assembly of midwife goddesses called the female lords the most powerful of whom is described as being
  • related to Nintinugga at Wikimedia Commons Going to the Dogs Healing Goddesses of Mesopotamia Ancient Mesopotamian Gods and Goddesses Baba goddess
  • Plebeian Games in conjunction with Fortuna Primigenia both were goddesses of Praeneste. Note that the similar - sounding Feralia on February 21 is
  • deity, sometimes called the daughter of Ra and often associated with the goddesses Hathor and Bastet. She bears the Uraeus, which associates her with Wadjet
  • in one relief she is depicted with male gods and in another with the goddesses According to Hittite texts about Shaushka of Lawazantiya: she is clothed
  • healing or health One ancient text referred to Basamum curing two sick goats or ibexes. Jordan, Michael 2014 - 05 - 14 Dictionary of Gods and Goddesses Infobase
  • Ninti is the Sumerian goddess of life. Ninti is also one of the eight goddesses of healing who was created by Ninhursag to heal Enki s body. Her specific
  • then shared by various state goddesses including Bona Dea, Ceres, Juno, Minerva, and Ops by many minor or local goddesses and by the female personifications
  • by classification Lists of deities by cultural sphere List of goddesses List of health deities List of night deities List of war deities List of fictional
  • these goddesses such an example is also described in Zimmer Heinrich book The Art Of Indian Asia, about the seven shrines of seven Mother Goddesses worshipped