This is where the knowledge of master plants such as tobacco, ayahuasca, and innumerable medicinal trees and plants is required. The curandero gives the patient specific plants that reach into, cleanse, and clear the energetic roots of their ailment. This may happen in a ceremonial setting, such as working with ayahuasca, or it may be through a process of a dieta, where the a person goes into isolation, restricts their diet, and drinks their plant medicine every night to experientially heal and learn from it. Some diets are administered to a patient to specifically heal a certain condition, and some diets are done in order for an apprentice to learn from and to develop a relationship with plant spirits that become spirit allies that aid them throughout their life and work as a healer.
La sibutramina actúa disminuyendo el hambre y haciendo con que la sensación de saciedad llegue más rápido al cerebro, ayudando a controlar la cantidad de comida ingerida. De esta forma, este medicamento puede ser usado como primer tratamiento en personas con obesidad. Cabe acotar que en algunos países de América Latina su uso ha sido restringido, debido a sus efectos secundarios.