Breaking leaves

"In the Haitian countryside, where people have little access to doctors, hospitals, or conventional medicine, peasants have learned to use local leaves, herbs, and therapeutic massage as a way of curing simple ailments. This video follows several men and women as they take us into the bush to l...

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Main Author: Kramer, Karen
Corporate Author: Filmakers Library, inc
Format: eBook
Language:Haitian
Published: New York, NY Filmakers Library 2000, 2000
Series:Ethnographic video online, volume 1
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Collection: Ethnographic Video Online Vol. 1 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:"In the Haitian countryside, where people have little access to doctors, hospitals, or conventional medicine, peasants have learned to use local leaves, herbs, and therapeutic massage as a way of curing simple ailments. This video follows several men and women as they take us into the bush to look for leaves that they need for healing. We then follow them home where they explain and demonstrate their way of preparing the poultice or infusion."--Original container
Item Description:Subtitle on original container: Herbal medicine in Haiti
Physical Description:1 online resource (30 min.)