More about Kuntanawa Nixpu Rapé
Kuntanawa Nixpu Rapé is a beautiful Shamanic Snuff crafted with Nixpu. The Snuff artesian uses the usual strong top quality Nicotiana Rustica Mapacho from the Northeast of Brazil. Our Kunatnawa Rapé Snuff providers always use the best ingredients. Apart from this they have the touch of making great Snuffs with the best tobacco and ash ratio always giving their medicine this beautiful light brown or beige colouring. A very consistent product.
Nixpu is the local indigenous name for pimenta longa, or long pepper. This variety, Piper hispidinervum, is native to Brazil and occurs naturally in Acre state in the Amazon region. It is similar to the asian variety but nor the same. The leaves have a pleasant smell and apart from heating the leaves are used for energetic cleansing,
Kuntanawa Nixpu Rapé
Piper hispidinervum is said to be good for indigestion and serves as a general strengthening medicine. Nixpu Rapé Snuff is good for cold climates since it heats the body. In general Rapé heats the body and that is the reason that in indigenous communities those who consecrate Rapeh in general take a bit before having their bath.
A very pleasant Tsunu ash is used in this mix, it is very gentle on the nose. Burning good ashes is an art and properly produced ashes makes all the diference in the final Shamanic Snuff product. It depends on the proper wood and or bark used, it depends on collecting the ashes at the right time. The ashes shouldn’t be left out and get humid and only the finest and lightest ashes should be collected. For this it is important to have the right heat and make the fire burn all the way so the ashes become as light in colour as possible.
Use with respect and care; it is a tobacco product and can be habit forming!