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Woman who glows in the dark : a curandera reveals traditional Aztec secrets of physical and spiritual health

Author: Elena Avila; Joy Parker
Publisher: New York : J.P. Tarcher/Putnam, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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A modern healer draws on Aztec folk medicine to offer a new perspective on women's health. Avila presents a global vision of how the gifts of indigenous health care, married with contemporary technology, can create a medicine of the future. Foreword by Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Ph.D.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elena Avila; Joy Parker
ISBN: 9780874779585 0874779588 9781585420223 1585420220
OCLC Number: 44407115
Notes: Originally published as hbk.: ©1999.
Includes index.
Description: ix, 337 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Curanderismo : health care for the body --
Doctora Corazón : the training of a curandera --
Tools and ceremonies of a curandera --
The weeping soul --
The twisted heart --
Apprenticeship : student teacher, teacher student --
The Gods that refused to die : the future of the medicine of the people.
Other Titles: Curandera reveals traditional Aztec secrets of physical and spiritual health
Responsibility: Elena Avila with Joy Parker ; [foreword by Clarissa Pinkola Estés].

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A modern healer draws on Aztec folk medicine to offer a new perspective on women's health. Avila presents a global vision of how the gifts of indigenous health care, married with contemporary technology, can create a medicine of the future. Foreword by Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Ph.D.

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