15 April 2019

The role of icaros as therapeutic tools in psycho-emotional healing

A study of musical experiences of traditional Amazonian medicine. On May 3rd, Maya Sherwin will be presenting a poster and also giving a short presentation based on its field research at Takiwasi, at the one-day conference of the Music Therapy Charity, that is celebrating 50 years of music therapy research at the University of Roehampton, London.

01 April 2019

Biodiversity conservation in a wild therapeutic garden

An article on the botanical reserve of the Takiwasi Center has been published in the Horticulture International Journal, Vol. 3, Issue 2, March 2019. Over its more than 25 years of existence, Takiwasi has developed a series of parallel activities focused on the conservation of the environment and the recovery and promotion of Amazonian medicinal flora and of the indigenous knowledge related to it.

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.