Sacred Plant Medicine: Tobacco Ceremony (Rapé)
By Peter Bowden,
is a sacred personal journey, overseen by an experienced Medicine Person, where
legal organic tobacco is prepared in a ceremonial way and then used as a healing
snuff. This is known is Brazil, Peru and other countries as Rapé, which is
pronounced ‘ha-peh’ in English.
Who Is It For?
For People who are seeking to remember the spirit of Tobacco and our plant
spirit allies. We have done spent more time with these medicines then we have
without, and now it is time to reconnect with these spirit plant allies to help
us stepping into our authentic selves.
If you feel the need to awaken deeper into self, empower your being and
transcend blockages this medicine is for you as the spirit of Tobacco works
People who are seeking more to life, to move through any challanges or to simply
get more grounded and open themselves more to the connection with Mother Earth.
What do people experience during and after the
A feeling of reconnection to self, Mother Earth and the Spirit Plant Allies.
They feel more awakened and heart centered as if they have let go and remembered
During the ceremony they may feel tingerling, heat, emotions (happiness and love
to sadness and grief), they may feel the need to release (burp, cry, nausea,
purge, laugh, sing)
The snuff is applied by using a pipe, which the Medicine Person will blow up
each nostril – your left side first, then your right side – you MUST DO BOTH
SIDES! Doing just one side would exacerbate any existing imbalances.
This process may then be followed by drumming, rattling, singing, sacred smoke
and other support determined by the Medicine Person. This will aid you in
clearing energies, moving you through different experiences and empowering your
Helping you wake up and remember.
Generally, tobacco snuff can have the following physical effects – profoundly
helps to re-align and open all your chakras (energy centres), improves your
grounding, releases any sickness on the physical, emotional, mental and
spiritual levels, opens-up the third eye to more visual clarity, de-calcifies
the pineal gland, clears any mental confusion, releases any negative thoughts,
removes any entities, connects you to your sacred breath and elevates your
connection with Spirit. There may also be additional insights, wisdoms or
connections that are related to the ceremony.
Please make sure to fast 3 hours before the