Boar/Pig Medicine: Self-Reliance, Protection. The Boar (or Pig) has very powerful medicine. It is a totem of prosperity, spiritual strength, strong protection, deeply connected to Mother Earth and the mysteries of Nature. Very different than how culture portrays them, Boars and Pigs are extremely intelligent, organized, masterful creatures. Their medicine can teach this same self-reliance, knowing that you can face life-problems and emerge the conqueror.