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Production of Coca – La Paz

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Production of Coca

The town of Coripata is located at 105 kilometers from the city of La Paz. This area is characterized by traditionally producer of the coca leaf in the region; collection, drying and marketing of this sheet, also nominated "sheet sacred de los Andes". Its production is mainly aimed at the traditional use of coca (acullico). The coca (Erytroxilum coca) It is a shrub that grows in damp valleys between the 1.000 and 2.000 meters high. Secaracteriza for having certain properties as advisable anesthetic for pain and healing. It is also used as a cardiotonic and as a stimulant. The coca leaf has been used in the region of the Central Andes, from more than 2.000 years. Its production is considered as the most important at the departmental level; currently it is transcendental and primary economic engine are municipalities together with the production of coffee and fruits.

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Production of Coca

The town of Coripata is located at 105 kilometers from the city of La Paz. This area is characterized by traditionally producer of the coca leaf in the region; collection, drying and marketing of this sheet, also nominated "sheet sacred de los Andes". Its production is mainly aimed at the traditional use of coca (acullico). The coca (Erytroxilum coca) It is a shrub that grows in damp valleys between the 1.000 and 2.000 meters high. Secaracteriza for having certain properties as advisable anesthetic for pain and healing. It is also used as a cardiotonic and as a stimulant. The coca leaf has been used in the region of the Central Andes, from more than 2.000 years. Its production is considered as the most important at the departmental level; currently it is transcendental and primary economic engine are municipalities together with the production of coffee and fruits.

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