Uplifting Rapé

Uplifting Rapé

Origin: Acre, Brazil
Tribe: Nukini
Content: Mapacho | Inga Edulis | Sharamasha
Effects: Uplifting, higher awareness

Between rapé enthusiasts the Nukini people are known for manufacturing high-quality rapé which belongs to the favorite of many. Their blends typically have a fresh floral aroma, providing deep grounding and clarity. Nukini Uplifting Rapé is an energizing medicine for the body, uplifts the spirit and invigorates the mind.

 

♥ Available in 5 and 10 gram!

♥ Aluminum tins keep your rapé fresh! And are easily recyclable 🙂

 

 

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Description

Between rapé enthusiasts the Nukini people are known for manufacturing high-quality rapé which belongs to the favourite of many. Their blends typically have a fresh floral aroma, providing deep grounding and clarity. This is why a good uplifting rapé sourced from the Nukini had to be part of the Native Snuff assortiment. Nukini Uplifting Rapé is an energizing medicine for the body, uplifts the spirit and invigorates the mind.

Plant medicine (Inga Edulis & Sharamasha)

This finely pulverized plant medicine appears as an light grey powder and has a fragrance that makes one think of vanilla. This is because of the use of Inga edulis in this mixture, which is better known as the ice-cream bean. Inga edulis is widely used in native South American folk medicine. Decoctions of the leaves, bark or root commonly are used as a treatments for diarrhea, arthritis and rheumatism. Sharamasha is a mysterious plant related to the Piri Piri plant (Justicia pectorallis), also known as mashi-hiri and considered an entheogen. Sharamasha can help boosting the senses and supports the search of mental and physical clarity.

Common use and effect

This Nukini rapé is relaxant for to the physical body, but has an uplifting effect to the spirit. It draws one’s awareness out of the clutter filled mind and back into the body, where one experiences a deep sense of ease, balance and connection to self. The physical body melts into a state of relaxation, while built-up muscle tensions and soreness are washed back into the earth. As an effect you are able to access ease of body and mind. This traditional plant medicine is particularly useful in times when the mind is active with repetitive thought patterns, or following a stressful day. It is also helpful when the physical body feels tight and tense.

Francisca Nuqini, shaman of the Nukini-people

During the weeks with the Nukini we met Francisca Nuquni. Fransisca is an elder of the tribe, but unsure of her precise age. She gathers and prepares sacred plants as long as she is able to remember.  Her voice is soft and soothing when she speaks about her beloved rapé. The secret of rapé? She told us that the power is in the songs she sings to the plants. Every plant contains a unique spiritual energy which asks for respect and devotion when harvested. The best rapé is a blend of mapacho, ashes and lots of love. The exact blend is however a secret. This makes the blending of rapé is an art on it self, that is solely entrusted to the women of the village. Do you want to learn more about the Nukini-people? Check this article.

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