curandero curandero

Definition(s):

  • (n) a Mexican man who practices healing techniques inherited from the Mayans

Usage(s):

  • The most famous herb doctor of southern Paraguay, his reputation as a curandero rivals that of Mariano Miguel Campos, who wields his herbs at Yhu in the northwest forests.

News

  • Wenatchee man keeps Mexican traditional healing alive, for now

    Jorge Chacon is a family counselor and one of the few curanderos — traditional Mexican healers — in the state. A program at the UW Medical Center is working with Chacon to educate new doctors about traditional healing work.
    on April 1, 2014     Source: Seattle Times

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