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Traditional Medicine in Bolivia

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February 16, 2015

Traditional Medicine in Bolivia

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Liz Farah

February 16, 2015
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  1. Traditional Medicine in Bolivia Liz Farah 2/16/15

  2. Kallawayas Practices • In tune with Mother Nature, nature is

    cycle of fluids • “Carriers of medicinal herbs” • 900 indigenous medicinal plants
  3. Curandero Emilio Cusi "But I'm alive and well, and for

    that I have traditional medicine to thank.“ – President Moreno Maestro Jose Luis
  4. Albahaca • Basil • Urinary system, period pains (female) •

    Headaches/migraines • Nervousness, anxiety • Heart disease
  5. Guayaba • Diarrhea • Skin wounds and ulcers • Sexual

    weakness/ foul discharge • Heat rashes/psoriasis • Nervousness exhaustion
  6. Uña de Gato • Cat’s Claw • Treatment of growths

    in uterus, stomach, lung • Helps prevent HIV turning into AIDS • Boosts immune system • Anti-diabetic
  7. References • http://www.positivehealth.com/article/herbal- medicine/traditional-herbal-medicine-in-bolivia- south-america • http://www.scientificamerican.com/blog/post/boliv ia-tries-to-bolster-public-hea-2008-10-06/?id=bolivia- tries-to-bolster-public-hea-2008-10-06