Ayahuasca Medicine, Diets, and Songs
You have spoken of songs, of �ros.
What are they for?
The songs, or �ros
, are the main therapeutic tool. They arise from the concepts of the medicina
but also sometimes directly from spirits who position themselves and sing in the ear of the healer who then has only to sing what he hears. The healer, or curandero
, uses them to guide and care for his patient. But he does so in his own language, and, even though the patient may feel in the melody the intention of the traditional doctor, understanding the meaning of the words, and therefore the...