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Eir

From Gylfaginning: The third is Eir: she is the best physician.

That seems to be the extent of what the lore says about Eir. However, I'd guess that she's easily the handmaiden most often called on by modern heathens, simply because of her function as a healer. I don't know of many who have attempted to forge a personal connection with her, but it may well be that there are plenty and I just don't know about it. My guess would be that those in the healing professions--doctors, nurses, midwives, and especially those who work with alternative and natural remedies--would be most likely to connect with her, as would those who suffer from chronic health conditions. (But I may well be making assumption based on what I know of the way the Greeks dealt with Asklepios.)

I get the sense that while Eir is associated with Frigga in that she attends her, and in that her skill set is one important to maintaining a household, she doesn't have a Fulla-level connection with her.

Personally my relations with Eir have been similar to my relations with Sunna, which is to say sort of functional/situational. I don't think that's a good thing but I'm not sure it's a terrible thing.

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