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Grandma in traditional Bowler Hat and Dress selling Coco Leaves 5" x 4" x 3"

Bolivia
$34.95

Grandma in traditional dress selling Coco Leaves

Among the working class, and especially for those whose labor is physically demanding, coca leaves are usually chewed. Chewing coca leaves acts as an appetite suppressant, helps with altitude sickness, provides energy and improves digestion. While “chewing” is the popular term for it, the leaves should never actually be munched upon. Instead, they should be placed one-by-one into the cheek, forming a small saliva-generating ball which you just leave there.

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Grandma in traditional dress selling Coco Leaves

Among the working class, and especially for those whose labor is physically demanding, coca leaves are usually chewed. Chewing coca leaves acts as an appetite suppressant, helps with altitude sickness, provides energy and improves digestion. While “chewing” is the popular term for it, the leaves should never actually be munched upon. Instead, they should be placed one-by-one into the cheek, forming a small saliva-generating ball which you just leave there.

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SKU: DOLL37
Availability: 5" x 4" x 3"
Width: 6.00
Height: 6.00
Depth: 3.00