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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: 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:

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24 de dic. de 2022

I absolutely enjoyed this course! Thank you for giving me the opportunity to learn and experience curanderismo online. I can't wait to see what other courses are available from Professor Cheo Torres.


9 de feb. de 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.

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por Heather M

26 de nov. de 2021

This class provides a good overview of the basics of curanderismo, in surprising detail for such a short class. Very enjoyable, easy to follow, and a good tool.


16 de oct. de 2020

Muchas gracias por este curso, Dr. Cheo Torres.

Muy buenos los instructores y muy didácticos los contenidos.

Saludos desde Quito-Ecuador

Diego Jarrín Gallegos

por Rosa M

22 de ago. de 2022

The course had many different healing techniques, information about how to use plants, and it was easy to follow. Great learning experience.

por Brenda D

4 de dic. de 2022

I loved this course! Great information that I can use in my practice. It was well presented. I look forward to taking all four modules.

por Fatima P

22 de ago. de 2020

Very instructional videos of the University of new Mexico, i just love the way thet teach .. willing for more courses from them

por Bernice A T

26 de abr. de 2021

Wonderful introductory class to Traditional Medicines, their origins and practicality for using them. Wonderful instructors!

por Pilar B G

31 de ago. de 2021

I learned a lot with this course. Thanks a lot all the teachers. I hope I can go to a presential course one day.

por Bradford R

29 de may. de 2022

I now understnd many of the 'folk' healings that are used in the SW and Mexico. Exactly what I was looking for!

por sandee b

22 de mar. de 2021

It was a good as being in the presence of the curanderas and curanderos themselves. SO detailed and informative.

por Abigail S

15 de oct. de 2020

What an excellent, informative, well done course! I learned so much in such a short amount of time ! (audit)

por Olivia S

23 de abr. de 2020

I learned so much and appreciated every video. Wish the course was longer! Still five star course.

por Veronica S

23 de may. de 2020

It's a good course, but some videos are very short. Other than that, good information.

por Alejandra S

25 de ago. de 2019

Informative and interesting. Very happy I was able to participate in theses courses.

por Neisha M

2 de mar. de 2021

This was such a great course very informative I love it thank you to everyone.

por Alondra C

16 de ago. de 2020

I enjoyed learning about how to use different plaints for different ailments!

por Iris M

5 de mar. de 2020

I Loved this coarse. I learned so much. I am so glad I found this class.


22 de jul. de 2020

Aprendí conceptos nuevos, los vídeos muy interesantes y didácticos.

por Robert S I

27 de sep. de 2020

Lots of amazing and helpful information with great instructors

por Josh A

20 de nov. de 2022

Great introduction for those interested in a healing practice

por elisa a

23 de dic. de 2021

I loved it. Very instructional. I want to keep learning

por Solange O

30 de may. de 2022

Excellent course. Lots of interesting information!

por Sonia F

3 de ago. de 2020

Great class! In depth and very informational.

por Mechell T

23 de feb. de 2019

its simply explained and demonstrated.

por Rafael A T

23 de nov. de 2021

Excellent course, congratulations.

por Filippo R

12 de feb. de 2020

good teachers, thanks!