Mapacho o K’ukuna in Bolivia is the traditional natives tobacco. It is most widely known for its use in ceremonies and other special occasions in South America. Compared to other types of tobacco, it has a significantly higher nicotine content-often as high as 9% versus the 1-3% found in most other types like Nicotiana tabaCum. Besides, these tobacco is natural, no chemicals nor pesticides. Just direct from the Amazonas.
The strong flavor and effects are attributed to the rich growing conditions found in the rainforests of South America. Mapachos are used for its entheogenic powers. It is smoked during ayahuasca or coca ceremonies. These tobacco can be used to chew with coca leaves for a stronger effect of Andean leaves.