Xicana Earth Spirituality and Healing Home Botanica
san antonio, tx | herbal remedies
Jennifer Casimira Alvarado is a doula / bodyworker at the American Indians of Texas project called 7th Generation Birth Services. Jennifer is also an herbalist that is learning more every day. She is also the mother of 5 children. Jennifer has bottles of Elderberry Cough Syrup and a Fire Cider that she buries in the ground under the full moon. She also has healing pomadas and body butters.
What does a feminist economy mean to you?
I think that as Native and Mexican women, we have always had an alternative economies or women run businesses to survive like selling street pozole or tacos! We also want to know how to be healthy without western medicines lies about us.
How does your work uplift your community?
I think I offer an alternative for health and beauty and that I hope we give good and better information to our gente. I think everybody has come with their gifts to bring healing to people.