This product is for sacred and ritual purposes only!
Hand wrapped mapacho, still fresh and moist in a sealed air tight bag, two units per package
Mapacho is one of the most important plants in the lives of all tribes of the northwest Amazon. It plays a part in curative rituals, in important tribal ceremonies. Mapacho is also used for entheogenic purposes by South American shamans. Our mapachos are organic and do not contain any additive or chemical.
Nicotina Rustica is a particularly potent variety of tobacco contains up to twenty times the amount of nicotine found in the variety of tobacco used for cigarettes, Nicotiana tobacum. The principal active biochemicals in our mapachos are nicotine rustic nicotine and anabasine.The proportion of each varies has been carefully crafted and calculated. Our Mapachos also contain as many as eight other pyridine alkaloids occur in lower concentrations. In the amazon, The Nonoyu mix tobacco with coca powder or coca leaves for chewing for sacred purposes.
With Witotos, Boras and several other tribes of the northwest Amazonas, the common use of Mapacho is usually with coca. It takes place during the early evenings before fresh mambe is made and chewed. The thick syrup is applied to the gums with a finger or a stick and is swallowed very slowly with saliva and coca powder. The residue, formed by the slow evaporation of aqueous extracts of tobacco leaves, is also mixed with the “salts” obtained by the leaching of ashes of various plants. Amongst the Witotos, any male may make ambil, and there is no special hour or ceremony connected with its preparation (Schultes, 1945).
Regular size, one roll is good for 4 – 5 energy – spiritual balls. Use with caution