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What is Rapé?
Rapé is a type of snuff, or snuff, that is native to the Amazon basin. The drug is made from the Nicotiana Rustica tobacco plant, often in combination with other herbs and plant substances. These are ground into a fine powder. Rapé is commonly inhaled through the nose, and it is known for its strong, long-lasting effects. Some of the common effects of rapé include increased energy and focus, improved mental clarity, and increased well-being. Today, rapé is gaining popularity in the West as a natural remedy for a variety of ailments. The herb is also increasingly being used as a spiritual aid for personal growth and transformation. Incidentally, “we” Westerners did not come up with this themselves.
The traditional history of Rapé
Rapé has been used for centuries by indigenous peoples in Brazil as a way to cleanse the mind and body and to get in touch with the spirit world. In recent years, rapé has also become popular with non-Native Americans, who use it for its grounding and centering effect. Although the exact origin of rapé is unknown, it is believed that it was first used by the Tupi-Guarani people of Brazil. The name “rapé” comes from the Tupi word “hapi”, which means “to blow”. Blowing is also the name of an important medicinal plant often used in the preparation of rapé. Rapé was traditionally used in shamanic ceremonies and is still used today by many indigenous peoples as a way of contacting the spirit world.
How is Rapé snuff used?
Rapé is used in several ways. Traditionally, this even happens in twos. The “user” and the “blazer”. The blower blows the rapé into the nose of the user. This is not common in the west, so we will briefly explain the solo way. This requires a rapé bowl (or other small bowl), rapé powder and a straw or traditional Kuripe. If using a straw, place a small amount of rapé powder in the bowl and use the straw to inhale the rapé into your nostrils. When using a Kuripe, you can simply use the instructions for use. It is normal to sneeze when using rapé; this helps to clear the sinuses and allows the powder to get deep into the nasal cavity. After you inhale the rapé, sit for a while and let it soak in. It is quite possible that there will be an intense feeling of pressure in the head and face. Don’t panic: This is common and often seen as part of the cleaning process and will subside after a few minutes.
Buy Rapé online
If you want to use Rapé yourself, you can purchase it from us in the webshop. We have a varied range with different variants. You can always count on a traditional and effective product. Please note: Rapé contains nicotine. Although you should not smoke this herb, nicotine can still be addictive. That is why we always recommend using Rapé only sporadically to achieve spiritual goals.