Medicos viajeros Boliviaros
- Traditional healers in Trinidad and Tobago seek recognition. Gibbins, Wesley // New York Amsterdam News;06/10/99, Vol. 90 Issue 24, p2
Reports on the efforts of herbal medicine practitioners in Trinidad and Tobago to seek greater official recognition of their craft. Call for a bill that would decriminalize some current practices; Herbal remedies' lack of official food and drug regulatory approval; Growing popularity of...
- SOME REFLECTIONS ON THE SAVARA'S ETHNOMEDICINE. Mohan, L. Madan // Folklore (14060957);Jun2010, Vol. 45, p163
The article presents a description of magico-religious healers and herbalists, enumerating the various categories of specialists and their diagnostic methods. Likewise, the different causations attributed by them for illness are highlighted. The emphasis is on the strong belief in supernatural...
- LOSING OUR TRADITIONS. King, Chrys Torin // Journal of the Australian Traditional-Medicine Society;Mar2004, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p13
Explores how many Australian Traditional-Medicine Society members practice traditional-medicine. Differences between traditional herbal medicine and medical herbalism; Traditional herbalists' subjective impressions of health and illness; Importance of language in traditional medicine.
- Exploration of Ethno-Medicinal Plants and Their Ritual Uses on Bahawalnagar, Pakistan. Nisar, Muhammad Farrukh; Jaleel, Farrukh; Haider, Syed Mujtaba; Toor, Yasmin; Ismail, Sajil; Arfan, Muhammad; Shahid, Azeem // Middle East Journal of Scientific Research;2014, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p1466
The present manuscript designed to collect and enlist the knowledge about the medicinal plant species used to treat various diseases by the local inhabitants of district Bahawalnagar, Punjab, Pakistan. This is the very first study of its kind as no one has reported about the vegetation and...
- Cuter than a camel. // Oregon Business Magazine;Nov2003, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p12
Reports on the popularity of llamas and alpacas in rural Oregon. Events spotlighting the llamas and alpacas, including Philip Foster Farm's Alpaca Excursion; Estimated number of alpacas in Oregon; Llama packing excursions at Lawrence Rasmussen's ranch in Halfway.
- Stamford. // Yankee;May94, Vol. 58 Issue 5, p45
Highlights the Llama Alpaca Bazaar in Stamford, Vermont, on May 28, 1994. Exhibition of llamas and alpacas; Obstacle course for the animals; Clothes and blankets made from llama wool; Starter kits for breeding.
- A New World Camelid Primer. SWITZER, CHRIS // Spin-Off;Winter2016, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p44
In the article, the author focuses on several differences between alpaca and llama which are members of the family Camelidae including differences of genus, color of the body and several ways of handling fibers obtained from both animals.
- SaÃºde e DoenÃ§a em MoÃ§ambique. Granjo, Paulo // SaÃºde e Sociedade;out-dez2009, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p567
Based on a long process of direct observation and interviews, this article states that the main harrier to the unfruitful attempts of dialog between biomedicine and "traditional healers", in Mozambique, is the ignorance and/or undervaluation of the local notions about illness, the social aspects...
- Women, Wisdom. // New Life Journal: Carolina Edition;Jun2008, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p28
An interview with clinical herbalist Amanda McQuade Crawford is presented. When asked about curanderas and healing, she explains that these are people who can cure and they are classified into homesteaders, spiritual healers and herb healers. These people exist throughout the world but most of...