Welcome to Mesoamerican Traditional Medicine

Indigenous medicine from Mexico may be referred to in many ways, Mesoamerican Traditional Medicine, Mexican Traditional Medicine, Traditional Indigenous Medicine. These terms are a cachment for the vast healing systems that are relied upon by millions of Indigenous peoples today. Curanderismo, or curing philosophies, emanates from these foundations. While there are numerous expressions of curanderismo that reflect a mixure with Indigenous, Catholic, African and European elements, this course focuses on the Indigenous foundations.