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Beginner Level

Approx. 16 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English, Spanish

What you will learn

  • Students will be able to provide Information on the history, traditions, rituals, herbs, and remedies of Curanderismo.

  • Students will be able to analyze curative remedies of plants of the Southwest for medicinal purposes.

  • Students will be able to explain how to use plants in water-based microdosis, alcohol-based tinctures, juice therapy, oils, and smoke.

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Beginner Level

Approx. 16 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English, Spanish

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University of New Mexico

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Introduction to Curanderismo: The Art of Traditional Medicine, Interviews with Traditional Healers.

4 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 54 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
Interview with Cheo Torres13m
Interview with Arturo Ornelas10m
Interview with Tonita Gonzales13m
Interview with Rita Navarrete15m
1 reading
Curanderismo, Curandero1h
1 practice exercise
Quiz 11h
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Plants of the Southwest, Medicinal Plants for the Digestive System.

3 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 35 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
2 videos
Medicinal Plants for the Digestive System15m
1 reading
Curanderismo, Curandero1h
1 practice exercise
Quiz 21h
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Medicinal Plants for the Nervous System, Tinctures and Microdosis.

4 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 36 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
2 videos
Tinctures and Microdosis20m
1 reading
Curanderismo, Curandero1h
1 practice exercise
Quiz 31h
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Juice Therapy | Jugoterapia, Geotherapy

3 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 46 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
2 videos
Geotherapy21m
1 reading
Curandero, Curanderismo1h
1 practice exercise
Quiz 41h

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