Lilir and Westi are both qualified guides for unique
tours of Ubudís rice fields and ravines, which introduce
the visitor to a wealth of natural remedies growing by
the wayside. Ni Wayan Lilir
was born at home in 1972 near Ubud and I Made Westi was
born in Mambal, Badung in 1973.
their Mother and Father were both Balinese healers and
farmer who have passed on to their children their
knowledge, natural love and understanding of traditional
Knowledge of Balinese traditional herbal medicine came
to us naturally through our families. We have also
studied the Usada Bali, one of the traditional Balinese
Books of Healing, and have spent a tremendous amount of
time in the field studying Balinese plants and using
them in our daily lives.
A young couple have committed themselves to help keep
the tradition of Obat Asli Bali alive. Westi and Lilir
met at a guiding course and quickly discovered they had
a garden of things in common. Lilir's parentís were
healers and herbalists and relied heavily on traditional
remedies for their brood of 11 children.