La Mulata de Córdoba was a free African Mexican caregiver and healer from Veracruz, Mexico. She was very lucky to be free because around the 1780's many African Mexican people were enslaved.
At the time she was born, Mexico was still a colony of Spain. Nobody is certain about her birth name and she also has some background in Córdoba, which is why she goes by "La Mulata de Córdoba".
She is really popular because of her deep knowledge of Mexican traditional medicine, remedies, the use of medicinal plants and herbs. This information is used nowadays with doctors in Mexico. Click To EditShe is really popular from the fact that she has deep knowledge on Mexican traditional medicine, remedies, the use of medicinal plants and herbs. Insert Link Insert Image Insert Video Help Insert ParagraphUndoes the last commandRedoes the last commandTabUntabSet a bold styleSet a italic styleSet a underline styleSet a strikethrough styleClean a styleSet left alignSet center alignSet right alignSet full alignToggle unordered listToggle ordered listOutdent on current paragraphIndent on current paragraphChange current block's format as a paragraph(P tag)Change current block's format as H1Change current block's format as H2Change current block's format as H3Change current block's format as H4Change current block's format as H5Change current block's format as H6Insert horizontal ruleShow Link Dialog Summernote 0.8.11 · Project · Issues
She was also a midwife. We can imagine how well-appreciated she must have been since giving birth at home is even today a challenging event for both the mother, the baby, and the midwife.
Along with all her medical jobs, she has another important trait, her beauty. "Legend says that many men were bewitched by her eyes, hair, and youth."
She was jailed for life after the fooling of many men at a young age. But she was accused of witchcraft She had also recently refused the advances of an official from the city of Córdoba, which likely influenced her arrest. Then one day she disappeared from her cell. Which leads to more witchcraft theories.