More about Mai Joshin Rapé
Rapé (pronounced “ha-peh” or “rapay”) means "dust of the ancients" and it has been used for thousands of years by the indigenous tribes of the Amazon. Although the herbs vary from rapé to rape, the main ingredient is always the powdered tobacco leaf of the Nicotiana Rustica. When used in combination with an intention, rapé can be a powerful tool for realizing our dreams.
About the ingredients
If there is one species that embodies today's tree of life, it may be the Dipteryx micrantha, known as the shihuahuaco tree in Peru. Of the approximately 390 billion trees growing in the Amazon, the shihuahuaco is one of the tallest and oldest. The Shihuahuaco is said to be able to strengthen the healer's own energetic system and harden against evil spirits during the healing session.
Capirona is a tree also found in the Amazon rainforest. The dried bark is used by locals for the treatment of fungus on the skin and as a remedy for inflammation in the eye.
How is Rapé Mai Joshin used and what are its effects?
The traditional way to use rapé is when someone else (usually a shaman) blows the powder into your nose with a tepi. However, you can also self-administer rapé with a v-shaped wooden pipe called kuripe. More information about rapé.
This snuff-blend is said to help the user make negative thoughts disappear. Mai Joshin Rapé also relieves stress.