News

04 March 2019

The Path of Plants - A Journey to Healing

The Path of Plants is a documentary series that demonstrates the complexity of the debates around the emblematic plants of indigenous peoples. Each story is embodied by a person or a group. At this moment, a first film about the Takiwasi Center entitled "A Journey to Healing” is being edited. We invite you to support the crowdfunding campaign!


04 March 2019

Phytochemical profiling of Amazonian Herbal Medicinal Products

The role of traditional processing methods. A new article from the researchers of the Takiwasi Center published in the Journal of Medicinal Herbs and Ethnomedicine, Vol 5, 2019.


01 March 2019

Traditional Amazonian medicine: an herbal knowledge in constant evolution

Conference by Matteo Politi, pharmaceutical chemist, naturopath and scientific director of the Takiwasi Center, to be held at the Museum of Natural History - University of Pisa, Italy, March 12 at 4:30pm. Presented by the association Amici di Georgofili - Pisa.


28 February 2019

The role of perfume in therapy

Antoine Renard is a French visual artist based in Berlin that over the last years has been focusing on intoxication and abnormal behaviors among teenagers and young adults. He is currently in Takiwasi collecting material for a research project on the use of perfume, scent and the role of olfaction in Amazonian traditional medicine, which includes “perfumeros”, healers who specialize in aromatherapy.


21 February 2019

Danza Verde

Photo report made by Miguel Palomino during his last visit to the Takiwasi Center, Tarapoto city, Peruvian High-Amazon.