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The Vice President, David Choquehuanca, asked reevaluate the use of traditional medicine to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic in the initial phase. He stressed that indigenous peoples know how to deal with plants to cope with various evils.
Through his Twitter account, the second national authority stressed the importance draws on this knowledge in the face of the second wave of contagion affecting the country and this determines the saturation of medical centers.
“#Bolivia It is a multinational state, our medicine must also be multinational. Our peoples have known the management of medicinal plants for millennia, it is important to re-evaluate traditional medicine for prevention and treatment # Covid19 in its initial stage “, the authority posted.
A few days ago, Choquehuanca explained this There are no deaths due to Covid-19 in rural areas compared to what happens in urban areas, where there is a high demand for medicines and medical care.
Indigenous communities promote consumption of infusions with plants such as eucalyptus, wira wira, chamomile or matico, which, from his experience, give good results to deal with coronavirus.