Hygeia was the goddess of good health.

Residence: Mount Olympus
Symbols: Snake
Parents: Asclepius and Epione
Siblings: Aegle, Iaso, Aceso and Panacea
Roman equivalent: Salus

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1st c. AD Roman statue of the goddess. Hermitage Museum. (c) Sailko

She was a daughter and attendant of the medicine-god Asclepius, and a companion of the goddess Aphrodite. Her sisters included Panacea (Cure-All) and Iaso (Remedy).

Hygeia. Athenian red-figure hydria, 5th c. BC. British Museum.
Statue of Hygeia. Altes Museum, Berlin.

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