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Hapeh (aka Rape’) is a legal sacred ​shamanic tobacco snuff medicine, which is pronounced ‘ha-peh’ in English. Also, it’s known to be casually referred to as ‘Hape’, or ‘Rapay” by some Western people. Hapeh is a sacred, powerful, precious, profoundly healing and cleansing tribal medicine. Some types of Hapeh are made by various indigenous tribes, who originate from different South American countries – primarily Brazil and Peru. Hapeh is made of several Amazonian plants, includes the alkaline ashes of other plants such as cinnamon, tonka bean, clover, banana peel, or mint, but many shamans keep the exact ingredients of their particular Hapeh a secret. The core of most Hapeh snuffs is the tobacco species Nicotiana rustica. This Amazonian tobacco, also known as Mapacho, is used extensively in tribal rituals and is much stronger than N. Tabacum, the type of tobacco found in cigarettes.

Hapeh is gently blown via a pipe called a Tepi into both nostrils. The tobacco snuff has the following effects: helps to re-align and open all your chakras, grounds you, helps to release stagnant energies on physical, emotional, mental and spiritual levels, opens-up the third eye, clears any mental confusion, releases any negative thoughts, connects you to your divine breath, and elevates your connection to your higher self.

Benefits of Using Rapé (Ha-peh)

Rapé can help you in the following ways:

It helps focus and sharpen the mind. Clears a person or space of distracting, bad energies in preparation for intention setting. Detoxes both body and mind and clears your energetic field. Because of this, rapé is often used in conjunction with ayahuasca ceremonies. Clears sinuses of mucus and bacteria, thereby helping to combat colds and respiratory ailments. Hapeh provides a calming, grounding effect on the emotions, and be used in conjunction with other treatments for addiction and mental illness.

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