Welcome to the guided tour of traditional Santomense medicine! Get ready to discover how the rich biodiversity of the flora is used in the healing process of various ailments that affect the santomeans. On this tour, we will travel around the various points of the island to meet the master healers who master and exploit the potential of medicinal plants.
We will leave the hotel at 8:00 and visit the places where the medicinal plants are cultivated, harvested and prepared for treatment. We will learn the secrets of traditional medicine and how herbs, barks and roots are used to cure various diseases that affect the local population.
Our tour includes a visit to the Botanical Garden, where you can see how many of these plants are protected and conserved. We will have lunch at the Almada Negreiros restaurant, where you can taste the delicious local food.
After lunch, we will visit the beautiful São Nicolau waterfall for a brief contemplation of nature. This tour is a unique opportunity to understand the importance of traditional medicine in Santomense culture and how plants can be used to cure various diseases. Don’t miss this chance to learn and experience something new!