Bottle, 10 Ml, 7 Gr from Brazil (SKU 3752)
This new and genuine tribal Katukina Rapé is extremely powerful yet maneagable. Deep brown in appearance and with a nurturing and warm effect. Helps in sharpening the focus and grounds the body immediately. A continued warm feeling is felt throughout the body for some time afterwards. A tendency to sneeze is expected and some watering of the eyes is possible. As with most higher percentage of tobacco Rapé preparations, grounding is the main noticable and immediate effect.
Packed in 10 ml clear plastic bottles containing 7 gr.
This new and genuine tribal Katukina Rapé is extremely powerful although managable. Deep brown in appearance and with a nurturing and warm effect. Helps in sharpening the focus and grounds the body immediately. A continued warm feeling is felt throughout the body for some time afterwards. A tendency to sneeze is expected and some watering of the eyes is possible. As with most higher percentage of tobacco Rapé preparations, grounding is the main noticable and immediate effect. The smokey flavour continues to permeate through the senses well after the powder has been removed and an expulsion of phleghm and mucus is also to be expected. As with all Rapé blends it is advised that one takes time to prepare and recover from the experience before attempting any normal activities.
This is one of several varieties of Rapé and ashes that were collected for us. A friend who was traveling the entire South Americas in 2017 has visited many different tribes in search for knowledge and exchange of shamanic plants, ashes and Rapé snuffs. After negotiating the contributions and the purpose and goals of this exchange it resulted in a promising benefit for all involved. Over time we were presented with a unique collection of genuine ashes and Rapé's that were produced with the intention to be shared with a new and wide audience, worldwide. And to work towards a new future exchange of knowledge and medicines between cultures. This unique item is one of its kind and comes from a new collaboration between cultures far apart.
The Rapé came as somewhat coarse and lumpy. We ground and sifted it to an extremely fine and dry powder of 150 micron fineness. This is our standard because this provides the best Rapé experience. All our Rapé is processed to a high standard and consistent fineness and dryness, using laboratory grade sieves and dehydrating equipment, before packaging.
A wonderful and detailed article about the Katukina and our connection with them, can be found here.
Other names: Katukina, Catuquina, Katokina, Katukena, Katukino, Katukina, Waninawa, Katukina-Pano, Panoan, Waninnawa, Kamanawa, Kamannaua, Katukina do Juruá.
Katukina or Catuquina, Katokina, Katukena, Katukino are generic terms that are attributed to five linguistically distinct but geographically proximate indigenous groups that live in southwestern Brazil at the border of the Amazonas and Acre. The Katukina are a tribe that is very connected to the usage of sacred plants. They consider themselves as the first tribe to receive the Kambo medicine straight from the frog. They still carry a vast knowledge about plants and the spirit of the world. Their Rapé is strong and deep, and it carries the wild and powerful spirit of the jungle.
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