Tobacco, or mapacho as it is called in the Amazon, is a sacred medicine of people all throughout the Americas, where it is indigenous to. It is often said that tobacco is the Grandfather plant, from which all other plants sprung forth. In the Amazon, tobacco has a universal appeal as medicine, spanning most indigenous groups. Tobacco is often the primary medicine of the curandero, or shaman.


In this way a rain forest can be understood as a kind of “city,” a cosmopolitan center of terrestrial life. It is a gathering place of diverse life forms with high population density and a limited resource base. Its inhabitants traffic in fertility and vitality, and there exists a sophisticated culture to work the philosophies of reciprocity, the art forms of diversity, and the languages of interspecies dialogue, all necessary to maintain a fine-tuned ecological balance.
Algunos remedios naturales como el té verde, el chitosán y las bayas de goji son excelentes para favorecer la pérdida de peso. También existen medicamentos de farmacia como el Saxenda y el Orlistat, siendo importante que el medicamento sea indicado por un médico, ya que el tipo de medicamento y la dosis dependerán de las necesidades individuales de la persona. 
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