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Mayan Health Use of Eucalyptus  

One final tree needs to be mentioned that still plays a role in Mayan healing…

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Mayan Capsicum annum

Researchers from several universities, including UCLA and UC Davis, used ultra-performance liquid chromatography (UPLC) MS-MS…

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Mayan Health: All-Purpose Chamomile

We turn again to Rosita Arvigo, the traditional healer and ethnobotanist. She is director of…

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Mayan Health: Multipurpose Rue

The Mayans understood the power of using plants for emotional healing. Rue, however, was used…

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Ancient Mayan Use of Lemongrass

Rosita Arvigo writes that she has learned from Mayan healers not to be afraid of…

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Ancient Mayan Wisdom

Byrsonima crassifolia is commonly known today as nance or nanche. This tree was called chi…

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