Nuestra Medicina: The Practice of Herbal Medicine in Curanderismo wi/ Atava Garcia Swiecicki, MA, RH(AHG)
Curanderismo is the traditional cultural healing system of Mexico and other Latinx countries. This class will discuss herbal medicine from a place informed by Mexican and Mexican-American curanderismo.
We will share a brief history of herbalism in Mexico and talk about some of the primary ways herbs are used in curanderismo such as for baths, steams and limpias. We will share some of the gifts curanderismo has to offer the practice of herbalism in the US.and talk about some of the most important plants used in this system of healing.