Chamorro healers save medicinal plants

A naval base was opened to Chamorro traditional healers to harvest and transplant medicinal plants.

Suruhana Bernice Nelson and apprentices visited the Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station wilderness Wednesday to collect plants for traditional Chamorro medicine.

Marine Corps Activity Guam invited Chamorro traditional healers, or suruhanu and suruhana, to harvest medicinal plants and collect species for transplantation.

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