Wellness

Traditional Amazonian Medicine: Sacred Ceremony with Ra-Pe

WONDER GARDEN

Tobacco snuff is a sacred shamanic medicine that has been used by tribes of the Amazon basin for thousands of years as an essential part of their culture and history. Rapé is the name for one of these snuffs, used by numerous indigenous tribes in Acre, Brazil. Rapé is administered (blown) forcefully into the nostrils and the experience can cause temporary discomfort. The benefits include grounding and centering, a deeper connection to the self, balancing the right and left hemispheres of the brain, and a sense of tranquil stillness as the chakras are aligned.

Tobacco snuff is a sacred shamanic medicine that has been used by tribes of the Amazon basin for thousands of years as an essential part of their culture and history. Rapé is the name for one of these snuffs, used by numerous indigenous tribes in Acre, Brazil. Rapé is administered (blown) forcefully into the nostrils and the experience can cause temporary discomfort. The benefits include grounding and centering, a deeper connection to the self, balancing the right and left hemispheres of the brain, and a sense of tranquil stillness as the chakras are aligned.