Course provided by Coursera

Study type: Online

Starts: Anytime

Price: $49

Overview

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Learners will not become certified traditional healers at the completion of this course but will be able apply basic principles or traditional medicine to approach health and illnesses. They will become familiar specifically with the use of plants for the digestive and nervous systems; how to prepare tinctures and microdosis for healing; how to use juice therapy and geotherapy (clay combined with plants) for treatments; and the use of herbal oils and herbal smoke for healing.

Future Curanderismo courses include:
Traditional Healing of the Body: Intestinal blockage empacho, firecupping ventosas, and hydrotherapy (healing with water)
Traditional Healing of the Mind, Energy and Spirit: Sweatlodge Temazcal, Energetic/Spiritual cleansings Limpias, and Laugh therapy risaterapia.
Global and Cultural Influences of Traditional Healing: African tradition, Afro Latino from Cuba and Puerto Rico, Native American spiritual cleansings and Mayan acupuncture.

REQUIRED TEXTS
Curanderismo: The Art of Traditional Medicine without Borders by Eliseo Torres

Curandero: Traditional Healers of Mexico and the Southwest by Eliseo Torres with Imanol Miranda

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OPTIONAL TEXTS
Curandero: A life in Mexican Folk Healing by Eliseo Torres & Tim Sawyer

Healing with Herbs & Rituals: A Mexican Tradition, Eliseo Torres, edited by Tim Sawyer

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