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Witches Market in Peru

A dried reptile sits on a bottle of natural perfume at Maria Rios' stand at the witches market in Lima, Peru. Rios, originally from Iquitos in the Amazon jungle, has been making these herbal perfumes based on an ancient recipe, for 25 years. Her perfumes are alleged to attract money, find true love or ensure health.

Witches Market in Peru

Frog in a blender? Snakeskins? Seeds as beads? The witches market in

Lima offers other-worldly concoctions as cures for what ails you, some

of which are not too far removed from eye of newt, toe of frog.