The Sacred Science

The Sacred Science

DVD - 2011
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This documentary captures a glimpse into the ancient healing practices of the Amazon rainforest's medicine men, or shamans, whose knowledge of indigenous plants and rituals is threatened by deforestation, modernization and ecotourism. It follows eight people from the developed world with a variety of common and serious ailments who embark on a one-month healing journey into the heart of the Amazon jungle. Working with a handful of shamans experienced in the harvesting and preparation of traditional plant medicines, as well as ritual exercises, these men and women seek to overcome Parkinson's disease, cancer, alcoholism, diabetes and depression. Ultimately, five of the patients return with measurable improvements, exceeding the expectations of many.
Publisher: [San Francisco, Calif.] : Video Project, c2011.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 77 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


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Feb 04, 2018

Awesome loved every minute , anyOne wanting to heal for real should seriously look into natural plant medicine healing.

saint0 Jun 26, 2014

Anyone who are interested in alternative medicine or shamanic traditions this is a must watch. You see all the pros and cons about the subjects in this documentary.

Nov 02, 2013

It is gratifying to know that the Amazon forest contains so many plant ingredients able to cure a multitude of ailments.25% or so of our pharmaceutical drugs contain these ingredients.

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