The indigenous tribe known as the Shamans are well known for being healers of the jungle, their techniques for healing may sometimes seem unorthodox but they managed to get a well reputation for being healers. Since the other indigenous people have no access to money are physicians they depend on either the Shamans or the rainforest for their survival. The Shamans are well known throughout the jungle, other indigenous tribes rely on them help them with their ailments. The Shaman have the knowledge and understanding of plants that people trust any medical decision that they take.
An essential tree used by the Shaman is the Pata de Vaca, it is a medicine tree, usually grows small in size. It grows from five to nine meters tall, the leaves are shaped like a cow’s foot, this is were the name is derived from(pata de vaca is Spanish for Cow’s foot).This plant does extradoniary work to the human body, it helps lower blood sugar, improves diabetes, cleans the blood, lowers cholesterol, and lowers triglycerides. This incredible plant grows in Brazil’s backyard, by destroying the rainforest we are destroying our chances to find new remedies for sicknesses and diseases.