Nothing to do with fitted kitchens.
She’s the daughter of Dr. Asclepius and knows a thing or two about keeping healthy. Very popular.
For some unknown reason, she keeps a pet snake with a voracious appetite. There are many symbolic theories concerning the snake. But maybe she just feeds it viruses, bacteria and disease.
Perhaps that snake is also the one curled around Asclepius’s famous rod as the symbol of medicine.
Hygeia Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Hygieia
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Good Health
Area of expertise: Good Health
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 1399
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Article last revised on September 06, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.