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.
The seeds of cumaru are known as “tonka beans” and it is a flowering tree in the pea family. It is used as a vanilla substitute, a perfume. Yves Rocher uses it in its men’s perfume Hoggar, for example. Many anticoagulant prescription drugs such as warfarin are based on a chemical derivative that was isolated from this bean. The wood from the tree is widely revered for its usage in premium hardwood flooring.
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.