If you are interested to learn more about rapé, please read our Complete Guide to Rapé and Shamanic Snuffs to learn all about traditional usage of these botanicals.
Also known as the Brazilian peppertree, it is the subject of extensive folk medicine lore. All parts of the tree (root, bark, leaves, fruit, seeds, resin) have been used by indigineous peoples and appears in ancient artifacts and and idols of the ancient Chilean Amerindians. Recently, the fruit of the plant has been studied and shows promise as a treatment for MRSA. A chemical in the berry appears to stop bacteria from producing a toxin which breaks down tissue. It also appears to suppress the way the bacteria communicate.
Ingredients: Aroeira (Schinus terebinthifolia)
Rapeh (rapé; ha-pay) is an ethnobotanical product that originates from the Amazon jungle. There is great variance of methods used to produce rapeh, often using the blends of a variety of plants. Our herbal rapeh products are made from the specific plant material specified. Our products are botanical samples, and we do not endorse any specific usage of the plant; nor any possible health benefits as they have not been evaluated in any formal study approved by Health Canada, the FDA or similar organization.