Humanitarian and Educational Projects: Peru 2017

Climate change, overharvesting, deforestation, invasive species, loss of knowledge, and poverty are just a few of the factors that have impacted the availability of, and accessibility to, native Peruvian aromatic plant medicine. Consequently, communities and healers throughout the Amazon jungles, central regions,and southern mountain regions of Peru expressed to Kelly the desire to learn about…

Muña: An aromatic medicinal plant from Peru

Kelly visited the Amazon jungle in the fall of 2015 to learn about the use of aromatic plant medicine in healing practices, and to explore potentially new essential oils to share with you. One essential oil that she brought back to North America is muña (Minthostachys mollis). Muña is reported to have anti-bacterial properties and to help reduce…