Sastun: My Apprenticeship With A Maya Healer

Paperback | February 3, 1995

byRosita Arvigo

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The compelling drama of American herbologist Rosita Arvigo's quest to preserve the knowledge of Don Elijio Panti, one of the last surviving and most respected traditional healers in the rainforest of Belize.

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Bridging modern medicine with traditional healing, one woman journeys to the diminishing rainforest of Belize to preserve the plant life of that once-abundant pharmacy of ancient Mayan medicine and the remedies of an aging native healer. 8 page photo insert.

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The compelling drama of American herbologist Rosita Arvigo's quest to preserve the knowledge of Don Elijio Panti, one of the last surviving and most respected traditional healers in the rainforest of Belize.

Rosita Arvigo was born in Chicago and trained in the United States as a doctor of naprapathy. In addition to her natural healing practice in Belize, Arvigo is the founder of Belize's six-thousand-acre Terra Nova Medicinal Plant Reserve, the founder of Ix Chel Tropical Research Foundation, the cofounder of Rainforest Remedies, and the c...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.52 inPublished:February 3, 1995Publisher:HarperCollins

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ISBN - 10:006250259X

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sastun-Rosita Arvigo This book Is an amazing exploration and validates many personal beliefs. It is well written and reminds the reader of many things that we may have forgotten. I looked for this book for a long time and recently a friend reminded me of its name. So excited to read it again. Thank you for this wonderful piece of literature and human culture!!
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Bridging modern medicine with traditional healing, one woman journeys to the diminishing rainforest of Belize to preserve the plant life of that once-abundant pharmacy of ancient Mayan medicine and the remedies of an aging native healer. 8 page photo insert.