Listen to the legends in Pluma Hidalgo
Pluma Hidalgo, Oaxaca
The Botica Morelos apothecary awaits those in search of remedies. It supplies doctor’s prescriptions as well as patent prescriptions since the early 20th Century.
The indigenous motifs in the decoration of its facade distinguish it from the rest of the downtown buildings.
Walk among the original furniture where are the fixtures that protect the recipes of water-based remedies, lotions and tonics. Learn about the variety of remedies that exist and about early 20th-Century treatments. Admire the variety of oils and essences to make tonics to treat diverse ailments, both mental and physical.
An experienced apothecary prepares all the treatments and uses a mortar and pestle to mix the mysterious formulas.
Admire the collection of finely decorated ceramic containers and bottles filled with essences, herbs and oils to cure the body and soul.
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