Bottle, 10 Ml, 5 Gr (SKU 2889)
Last stock. This is a super fine blend of 12 distinct and exotic types of tobacco from around the world. The leaves are sun dried, deveined and finely ground, and then sieved multiple times to attain the finest dust of a dry and smooth powder. Other than a strong and grounding Rapé, this suits as an essential ingredient to create or finetune your own favorite Rapé.
Packed in 10 ml clear plastic bottles containing 5 gr.
This is a super fine blend of 12 distinct and exotic types of tobacco from around the world. The leaves are sun dried, deveined and finely ground, and then sieved multiple times to attain the finest dust. This is an extremely fine powder, creamy to the touch. It takes great effort to produce such a fine powder, entirely void of stems, veins, grains and bits, and at a 125 micron fineness.
Other than a strong and grounding Rapé, this suits as an essential ingredient to create or finetune your own favorite Rapé. A detailed description on how to blend your own Rapé can be found here.
Other names: 12 Tobacco powders blend, Mapacho blend
All South American shamans have an intimate relationship with tobacco, and consider it a very sacred, wholesome plant that is deeply entrenched in their culture and rites. In addition to ayahuasca rituals that are combined with tobacco consumption, there are even shamans that specialized in tobacco healing, called tobaqueros (Jauregui et al. 2011). When used in shamanic rituals, tobacco is assumed to protect, cleans and re-align energies, thereby bringing profound clarity and healing (Jauregui et al. 2011). Furthermore, South American shamans, commonly use tobacco smoke to blow it over the person to be healed with the intention to bring their energies into equilibrium and clean out all negativity and anxiety (i.e. ‘sopladas’ – the healing energy of blowing) (Jauregui et al. 2011). Thus, tobacco in the shamanistic culture has a potent function of cleansing, bringing clarity and focus, and for allowing strong visualizations.
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