Don Julio Llerena Pinedo
- Iquitos, Peru
Master Shaman and medicinal plant expert. Julio passed away in 2007 at the age of 89. Before passing, he pledged his alliance to the lineage and the mesa. Don Alberto received the inheritance of Julio’s medicine and guides ceremonies in accordance to the 35-year pact of medicine between the two. Julio’s spirit is still present and offers support in Blue Morpho ceremonies. Don Julio apprenticed directly under the tutelage of the Doctor Spirits (Genios of the medicinal plants) of the jungle during isolated diets in the highlands outside of Pucallpa. In his collective experience, he has had over 4,000 Ayahuasca ceremonies and has healed thousands of patients in the Peruvian Amazon.