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On assignment for El País: The guardians of medicinal plants
ana marí­a buitrón
Nov 6, 2022
Las Guardianas de las plantas medicinales de Ecuador

An association of women specialists in medicinal plants in Quito works to perpetuate the teachings of Andean medicine. During the pandemic, their knowledge served as a complement to healing, although they still face the stigma of witchcraft.

Ana María Buitrón

Ana María Buitrón is a freelance photojournalist born in Quito, Ecuador. She is also the founder of @EverydayEcuador on Instagram.
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