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Earth And Spirit: Medicinal Plants And Healing Lore From Puerto Rico Maria Benedetti

Earth And Spirit: Medicinal Plants And Healing Lore From Puerto Rico

Maria Benedetti

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ISBN : 9780963344014
Paperback
284 pages
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 About the Book 

This Caribbean adventure in botanical and spirit healing contains interviews with twenty Puerto Rican men and women who know, love and work with medicinal plants and island-based earth lore: traditional , a granny midwife, spiritual healers, naturalMoreThis Caribbean adventure in botanical and spirit healing contains interviews with twenty Puerto Rican men and women who know, love and work with medicinal plants and island-based earth lore: traditional , a granny midwife, spiritual healers, natural beauticians, and others. In addition to an animated conversational text, remedies are presented in an extensive reference section organized by health condition ranging from Alcohol Addiction to Warts. The authors foreword and epilogue place this work in cultural and ecological contexts, and all plants are cross referenced in English, Spanish and Latin. A carefully wrought, bilingual subject index adds reference value to this entertaining volume. Earth and Spirit inspires love and respect both for the living world of plants and for the resourceful people of Puerto Rico who keep the tradition alive against formidable odds.