Healing with Herbs and Rituals : a Mexican Tradition.Material type: TextPublication details: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2014. Description: 1 online resource (177 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780826339621; 082633962X; 1322029490; 9781322029498Subject(s): Herbs -- Therapeutic use -- Mexico | Traditional medicine -- Mexico | Mexican Americans -- Medicine | Healers -- Mexico | Healing -- Mexico | MEDICAL -- Pharmacology | Healers | Healing | Herbs -- Therapeutic use | Mexican Americans -- Medicine | Traditional medicine | Mexico | Health & Biological Sciences | Pharmacy, Therapeutics, & Pharmacology | United States | North America | Mexico | Culture | Complementary Therapies | Pharmacognosy | Pharmacology | Plants | Therapeutics | Americas | Eukaryota | Health Occupations | Anthropology, Cultural | Botany | Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment | Disciplines and Occupations | Biology | Biological Science Disciplines | Organisms | Geographic Locations | Anthropology | Natural Science Disciplines | Geographicals | Social Sciences | Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena | Medicine, Traditional | Southwestern United States | Herbal Medicine | Plants, Medicinal | Phytotherapy | North America | Mexico | United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Healing with Herbs and Rituals.DDC classification: 615/.321 LOC classification: RM666.H33Online resources: Click here to access online
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Cover; Contents; PREFACE TO CURRENT EDITION; PART ONE. Folk Healers and Folk Healing; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER ONE. A Brief History of Curanderismo; CHAPTER TWO. The Curandero; CHAPTER THREE. Ailments; CHAPTER FOUR. The Rituals; CHAPTER FIVE. Folk Beliefs; CHAPTER SIX. Don Pedrito Jaramillo; CHAPTER SEVEN. Niño Fidencio; CHAPTER EIGHT. Teresita; CHAPTER NINE. Modern Curanderos; CHAPTER TEN. Fusing Traditional and Modern Medicine; CHAPTER ELEVEN. Further Reading Pertaining to Curanderismo; PART TWO. Green Medicine: Traditional Mexican-American Herbs and Remedies; INTRODUCTION.
CHAPTER TWELVE. Green Medicine: An IntroductionCHAPTER THIRTEEN. A Brief History of Green Medicine; CHAPTER FOURTEEN. Where to Get the Herbs; CHAPTER FIFTEEN. Preparing Herbs for Use; CHAPTER SIXTEEN. A Few Cautions; CHAPTER SEVENTEEN. Important Terms; CHAPTER EIGHTEEN. Keeping Green Medicine Alive; CHAPTER NINETEEN. Further Reading Pertaining to Green Medicine; APPENDIX: Spanish Language Listing of Plant Names; GLOSSARY OF HERBS; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.
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 e.