Charles R. Garcia

CHARLES R. GARCIA (Californian Hispanic) is a curandero and teacher of Hispanic Herbalism and lives in Richmond, California. He was given most of his knowledge from his mother, the late Martha Navarro Garcia, from the age of four. He is aided by his friend and partner in healing, Ms. Lori Pino. Find him at

Photo credit: Lori Pino
Charles R. Garcia


A Summer Tale of Yerba Mansa
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A Summer Tale of Yerba Mansa

Curandero and herbalist Charles Garcia shares memories of collecting yerba mansa with his curandera mother.

Charles R. Garcia

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