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Qollahuaya‐Andean Body Concepts: A Topographical‐Hydraulic Model of Physiology
Ritual, pathological, and ethnopharmacological data indicate that Qollahuaya Andeans have a topographical-hydraulic model for understanding thephysiology of their bodies. Qollahuayas look to theirExpand
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Community health workers in Bolivia: adapting to traditional roles in the Andean community.
Community health workers (CHW) constitute an outreach program where community members become involved in their health concerns and elect someone to be trained and administer primary health care. AExpand
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Drug leads from the Kallawaya herbalists of Bolivia. 1. Background, rationale, protocol and anti-HIV activity.
Aqueous, organic and alcoholic extracts of over 100 samples of 60 species of Kallawaya medicinal herbs representing 30 plant families were assayed to compare their toxicity and ability to protectExpand
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Herbal curing by Qollahuaya andeans.
This research report concerns herbal curing among the Qollahuaya (Callawaya) Andeans of Bolivia, who follow a tradition of more than 1000 years of medicinal expertise and who are the most renownedExpand
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Health in the Andes
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Pharmacopeia of Qollahuaya Andeans.
  • J. W. Bastien
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of ethnopharmacology
  • 1 July 1983
This research report contains a list of 89 medicinal plants employed by the Qollahuaya (Callawaya) Andeans of Bolivia, who are famous herbalists in South America. This list contains botanicalExpand
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Exchange between Andean and Western medicine.
Western medicine has not been functionally incorporated into Andean economic, cultural, and social systems. Evaluation studies show that even though accessibility to Western medicine has increasedExpand
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