Bolivia

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Coca Leafs, Market, La Paz, Bolivia.jpg

Coca vendor holds a handful of coca leafs for sale in a street market in La Paz.  The coca leaf plays a significant role in traditional Bolivian culture.  The leaf can be chewed or brewed as tea.  The traditional medical uses are for altitude sickness, fatigue and hunger.
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