An aromatic blend of various plant ashes used historically in South America by shamans and healers for cleansing, healing, and grounding as well as an adjunct in shamanic rituals. The plant matter used is rendered into a fine and pure ash where other medicines are then added into it.
The ‘Wild Mint’ blend of rapé, (pronounced har-pay) is an aromatic & uplifting blend. It’s also quite strong, imagine a minty freshness tingling through your nervous system.
Making up the base for this formulation is Cecropia membranasea, commonly referred to as Cetico in Brazil. The Cetico is thought to contain a profile of chemical constituents including flavonoids, steroids and terpenes.
Research is showing that this plant may be an effective hypoglycemic, analgesic, antiulcer, along with antimalarial, and it may also possess wound healing abilities. The other main plant is a wild Amazonic mentha species, which adds a clarity & coolness. It has been prepared by an elder woman of the tribe who sings to and thanks the plants as she harvests them, a ritual learnt from her grandmother which she believes empowers the medicine.
Sourced from the Nukini tribe in the central Amazon region of North-Western Brazil, in the state of Acre. Medicine from the Nukini tribe is usually created by the women of the tribe, who have an intricate and private knowledge of plant world which they keep alive intergenerationally.
Please note this is the rapé only, and the kuripe pipe is not included.
Sold as incense/offerings for ritual & ceremony only.
Please store in a cool dark place, out of sunlight, heat & air exposure.
As an empowered and sovereign being, please conduct your own research, or consult your health practitioner, before deciding whether a herb is the right plant for you right now, and ensure there will be no interactions with any medications you may be using. If you are self-medicating, and have any worsening of symptoms, please stop use of the herb and seek the advice of a qualified professional.