Curanderas are notorious for using unconventional techniques to cure just about everything, even those shady haters. This is how they do it…
Hierbas are their go-to remedy.
Herbs are rubbed up and down the body to help cure illnesses…
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Or cleanse you of evil vibes your enemies send you.
Like all women, curanderas also love shiny rocks.
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They turn to gemstones to cleanse spirits. They EVEN claim to know how to exterminate bad relationships.
They spark scented incense.
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Which is used to cleanse your aura and your surroundings.
They use the power of touch.
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They use their magic touch to relieve tension, bad vibes, and realign your chakras.
A little egg rubbing never hurt anyone…
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That’s how they really get down. Eggs are considered a symbolism of life. As gross as it sounds, they rub eggs around your body to absorb all negative energy and illnesses.
Curanderos also use sound as a form of healing.
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Like the beating of drums or the sound created by rattles.
Oh, and they love the use of fire.
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You know, to cure things like too much ear wax.