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Title:Healing with Herbs and Rituals: A Mexican Tradition
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Publisher:University of New Mexico Press
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Healing with Herbs and Rituals: A Mexican Tradition by Eliseo "Cheo" Torres, Timothy L Sawyer Jr.

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Healing with Herbs and Rituals: A Mexican Tradition Healing with Herbs and Rituals is an herbal remedy based understanding of curanderismo and the practice of yerberas or herbalists as found in the American Southwest and northern Mexico Part One Folk Healers and Folk Healing focuses on individual healers and their procedures Part Two Green Medicine Traditional Mexican American Herbs and Remedies details traditional Mexican American herbs and cures These remedies are the product of centuries of experience in Mexico heavily influenced by the Moors Judeo Christians and Aztecs and include everyday items such as lemon egg fire aromatic oil and prepared water Symbolic objects such as keys candles brooms and Trouble Dolls are also used Dedicated in part to curanderos throughout Mexico and the American Southwest Healing with Herbs and Rituals shows us these practitioners are humble sincere people who have given themselves to improving lives for many decades Today s holistic health movement has rediscovered the timeless merits of the curanderos uses of medicinal plants rituals and practical advice

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Eliseo Torres known as Cheo grew up in the Corpus Christi area of Texas and knew firsthand the Mexican folk healing practised in his home and neighbourhood Later in life he wanted to know more about the plants and rituals of curanderismo Torres s story begins with his experiences in the Mexican town of Espinazo the home of the great curandero El Nino Fidencio where Torres underwent life changing spiritual experiences He introduces us to some of the major figures in the tradition discusses some of the pitfalls of teaching curanderismo and concludes with an account of a class he taught in which curanderos from Cuernavaca Mexico shared their knowledge with students Part personal pilgrimage part compendium of medical knowledge this moving book reveals curanderismo as both a contemplative and a medical practice that can offer new approaches to ancient problems, Healing with Herbs and Rituals is a herbal remedy based understanding of curanderismo and the practice of yerberas or herbalists as found in the American Southwest and northern Mexico Part One Folk Healers and Folk Healing focuses on individual healers and their procedures Part Two Green Medicine Traditional Mexican American Herbs and Remedies details traditional Mexican American herbs and cures These remedies are the product of centuries of experience in Mexico heavily influenced by the Moors Judeo Christians and Aztecs and include everyday items such as lemon egg fire aromatic oil and prepared water Symbolic objects such as keys candles brooms and Trouble Dolls are also used Dedicated in part to curanderos throughout Mexico and the American Southwest Healing with Herbs and Rituals shows us these practitioners are humble sincere people who have given themselves to improving lives for many decades Today s holistic health movement has rediscovered the timeless merits of the curanderos uses of medicinal plants rituals and practical advice