Rapé Tsunu

Rapé Tsunu forte: The Yawanawá love to make their snuff from Tsunu ashes, and they call it by the name “Rume” only if it contains Tsunu ashes.

The Yawanawá use rume in all their ceremonies with “Uni” (This is how they call the Ayahuasca drink), and also on a daily basis, a common moment is when meeting in the afternoon, before or after bathing in the river.

Yawanawá tsunu is a variety of Rapé ideal for connecting with feminine energy, for healing and cleansing, as well as for realigning the energy channels, acting powerfully on a physical, mental, emotional and spiritual level.


-Proportion of Mapacho / Ashes: Medium, balanced.

-Tribe: Made by the Yawanawá tribe of Brazil.

-Composition: In its components is Mapacho and tsunu ashes, among other Amazonian sacred plants.

Tsunu (Platycyamus regnellii) is a tree with a very dense bark, which can grow up to 20 meters in height. It is one of the trees most used to treat ailments in many Amazonian tribes; to treat malaria, impotence, indigestion, dizziness, constipation, and fever.

-Size: 10 ml bottles (8 to 9 grams) Reusable glass container.

-Use: Ethnobotanical curiosity. Exclusive use for scientific, historical and ritualistic study.


Yawanawá tribe

The Yawanawá are known as “the swordsmen” as they have always fought, even in difficult times. At one point the tribe was almost extinct and only 300 people survived.

Today their tribe has grown, and their morals and knowledge have been conserved in an extremely strict way, with their work they develop a new model of sustainability that allows the Yawanawá to protect the forest and engage with the outside world on their own terms, without lose their cultural and spiritual identity.


Chica Yawanawá en cermonia de Ayahuasca y Rapé


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