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Last Look Back: Hunter-gatherers Natural Treatment for the Coronavirus

By The Paleo Diet Team
November 13, 2020
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Last year, the coronavirus pandemic swept the globe. In an effort to preserve one of the last hunter-gatherer cultures, Dr. Douglas London and his Last Look Back Project led an anti-COVID-19 virus campaign into remote indigenous communities.

The indigenous Waorani tribe introduced the visiting medical team to a plant called ajo de monte or “Mansoa alliacea,” which may be responsible for their resilience to COVID-19 due its strong anti-viral properties.

Journey with research coordinator Juan Carlos Cuenca as he facilitates this incredible meeting between a government medical team and the rarely-before-seen native Wao populations.

If you would like to learn more about Dr. London and his research, check out the "Compelling Discoveries About the Diet and Health of one of the Few Remaining Indigenous Hunter-Gatherer Societies on Earth", part one and two.

See other exclusive videos of the tribe including the Waorani men hunting peccary in the rainforest.

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