Haitian Healer Treats a Mechanic


Haiti, Americas

Carine Emile, a traditional healer in Fermathe, Haiti, treats Maxo Paulain, a mechanic, for stomach discomfort that he says occurred while he was lifting metal car parts. She prepares a combination of palma christi oil, laundry soap and a traditional Haitian rum called Clairin to rub onto Paulain’s body while saying prayers. Emile has been practicing as a traditional healer since she was 20 years old.

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Haitian Healer Treats a Mechanic