Experience the Sacred Blend of Yucuna Rapé from Colombia
Yucuna Rapé is an exclusive blend that is part of the Master Rapé Collection, crafted by various Rapé masters. This particular mix is made with Mapacho, Kapok tree root, Yarumo (cecropia sp.) and a sacred ingredient from the Payé tradition. It is traditionally used during the community harvest seasons and in some rituals of the chontaduro (peach palm) festivities.
The Tribe behind Yucuna Rapé
The Yucuna indigenous community, located on the Mirití Paraná river banks in Colombia, has a unique mythology that is more oriented to the forest as a whole, unlike neighboring tribes that focus on specific animals. For the Yukuna, the cosmos is made of many concentric circles which are united by air, water, smoke and light, and cosmic rivers are also present where the sun and the moon navigate in their boats.
What is Rapé?
Rapé is a traditional snuff used by various indigenous tribes of South America, predominantly from the tribal people of Brazil and Perú. The finely ground powder is blown into each nostril through a bone or bamboo pipe called a ‘Tepi’. Each tribe has its own formula and is ceremoniously prepared by specific members of the tribe. Traditional Rapés contain a blend of finely ground plants, tree barks, seeds, and ash.
Connecting to the Spirit of Nature
Rapé is known for its powerful and profound healing and cleansing effects on many levels. Its use aims to connect the user to the spirit of nature while invoking power to bring about physical and spiritual healing. It is believed that Rapé facilitates the opening and clearing of the body’s energy channels known as ‘chakras,’ which facilitate a sense of grounding and connection to mother earth.
The Tepi or Kuripe
Rapé is administered through either the ‘Tepi’ or ‘Kuripe.’ The Tepi applicator is used when one person administers the snuff, and another receives it. The Kuripe is for self-application, connecting the nostril to the mouth, blowing the snuff into the nose.
Features of Yucuna Rapé
- Made with Mapacho, Kapok tree root, Yarumo (cecropia sp.) and a sacred ingredient from the Payé tradition.
- Exclusive blend crafted by Rapé masters
- Used during community harvest seasons and some rituals
- Powerful and profound healing and cleansing effects on many levels
- Facilitates the opening and clearing of the body’s energy channels known as ‘chakras’
Experience the spiritual and healing effects of Yucuna Rapé, part of the Master Rapé Collection, exclusively available at the Wisdom of Plants Institute. Connect with the spirit of nature and enhance your spiritual awareness with this unique and powerful blend.