curandera


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a Mexican woman who practices healing techniques inherited from the Mayans

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Her grandmother decides to teach her to be a curandera, and Martha discovers that she has a natural talent for it.
"Other than the fact that 1 had an aunt in Mexico who was a curandera, and another who was a nurse in Los Angeles, there were no health professionals in the family," he said.
One Latina "sought the services of a curandera, " and to integrate her spiritual beliefs, staff encouraged her to share information provided by her curandera (Beechem, 1995, p.
While in Mexico, they had consulted a curandera, a native healer, about Manuelo's condition.