Chevron Left
Back to Curanderismo: Traditional Healing Using Plants

Learner Reviews & Feedback for Curanderismo: Traditional Healing Using Plants by University of New Mexico

4.6
stars
184 ratings

About the Course

COURSE DESCRIPTION As one of four courses on Curanderismo, the art of Hispanic/Latino traditional medicine, this course focuses specifically on the use of plants in traditional healing. As an educational and cultural platform, this course will share the history, influences, and contributions of traditional medicine. Trained traditional healers will share their knowledge of the healing properties of plants commonly found in the Southwestern United States and Mexico through practical applications that can still be used today. 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 Where to buy: https://he.kendallhunt.com/product/curanderismo-art-traditional-medicine-without-borders https://he.kendallhunt.com/product/curandero-traditional-healers-mexico-and-southwest 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 Where to buy: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/curandero-torres-eliseo-cheo/1120135382?ean=9780826336415&st=PLA&sid=BNB_1341481610&sourceId=PLAGoNA&dpid=tdtve346c&2sid=Google_c&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI3_6LmYev3gIViuNkCh3IPgUyEAQYASABEgLYXfD_BwE https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/healing-with-herbs-and-rituals-torres-eliseo-cheo/1120135381?ean=9780826339621&st=PLA&sid=BNB_825204424&sourceId=PLAGoNA&dpid=tdtve346c&2sid=Google_c&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIrrvswYev3gIVBsRkCh3BXQCHEAQYASABEgLnl_D_BwE...

Top reviews

SH

Feb 9, 2019

Wonderful, enlightening course. The speakers were all so knowledgeable, and the information that presented has practical uses. I look forward to using what I learned to heal myself and others.

F

Feb 1, 2022

I enjoyed this course very much. Considering they were mini courses i felt like I got some really good information that I can expand on. Thank you so much for offering these courses.

Filter by:

26 - 50 of 69 Reviews for Curanderismo: Traditional Healing Using Plants

By JARRIN G D E

Oct 16, 2020

By Rosa M

Aug 22, 2022

By Fatima P

Aug 22, 2020

By Bernice A T

Apr 26, 2021

By Pilar B G

Aug 31, 2021

By Bradford R

May 29, 2022

By sandee b

Mar 22, 2021

By Abigail S

Oct 15, 2020

By Olivia S

Apr 23, 2020

By Veronica S

May 23, 2020

By Alejandra S

Aug 25, 2019

By Neisha M

Mar 2, 2021

By Alondra C

Aug 16, 2020

By Iris V M

Mar 5, 2020

By ZAMORA M M S

Jul 22, 2020

By Robert S I

Sep 27, 2020

By elisa a

Dec 23, 2021

By Solange O

May 30, 2022

By Sonia F

Aug 3, 2020

By Mechell T

Feb 23, 2019

By Rafael A T

Nov 23, 2021

By Filippo R

Feb 12, 2020

By Winston A W

Nov 23, 2020

By Dr.Malarkodi V V U

Oct 5, 2020

By Jesus A A T

Jul 1, 2020