Center for World Indigenous Studies
A Think Tank of Activist Scholars
Biodiversity Wars Donate Amazon Smile

Plantas Medicinales de la Selva

Medicinal Plants of the Jungle
By: Leslie E. Korn
buy now

About this publication

This bilingual (Spanish/English) book about the west of Mexico describes one of the richest pharmacies in the world; this pharmacy resides in the dry forest that ranges from the coast into the mountains. This book documents eleven of the most important plant medicines commonly used by the people living in the Communidad Indígena de Chacala.

About the Author

Leslie E. Korn, PhD, MPH, LMHC

Leslie Korn’s work has focused for over 40 years on the practical application of Traditional Medicine (and Integrative Medicine) in the context of global public health. She consults internationally clinical treatment on program design and development, indigenous participatory research methods and project evaluation with an indigenous and feminist lens.

The Good Mood Kitchen

The Good Mood Kitchen

Simple Recipes and Nutrition Tips for Emotional Balance
By: Leslie E. Korn
read more
Preventing and Treating Diabetes Type 2, Naturally

Preventing and Treating Diabetes Type 2, Naturally

Your Comprehensive Guide to Food, Herbs, Supplements, Recipes, Energy Medicine, Massage and Exercise
By: Leslie E. Korn, Rudolph C. Rÿser
read more