The Advantages of Traditional Chumash Healing

Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2005 Mar;2(1):19-23. doi: 10.1093/ecam/neh072.


Chumash healing has been practiced in California for approximately 13 000 years. Chumash healers treat their patients with prayer, laughter, dreaming, phytotherapy, aromatherapy, healing ceremonies and other techniques. Healing involves first healing the spirit, then healing the body. Chumash people still maintain their unique identity. Chumash Healers still practice the ancient healing arts in California. This lecture is a brief introduction to Chumash Healing.