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Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene of Quiapo & Ongpin’s Chinatown in Manila

December 20, 2010 Leave a comment

Early Filipinos cure wounds, ailments, and different forms of illnesses with plants and animal parts formulated by shamans, priestess,and folk healers commonly known as albularyos. The medicinal practice is still applied until the present times especially to those who are financially incapable. Instead of purchasing jaw dropping expensive scientific medicines, some people especially inhabiting remote areas of the country, prefer the albularyos, than regular doctors. Read more…