Mapacho, otherwise known as Nicotiana Rustica, is a very sacred plant. A powerful teacher, healer and protector. This Mapacho comes straight from the Amazon forrest and has been sun dried. It is up to 26 times stronger than tobacco bought commercially in the west. Mapacho is sold in loose bags of 20g, 60g and 100gs.
Offering to the Spirits
Tobacco or Mapacho is used by indigenous tribes as a sacred plant and as an offering to the spirit world. It is like a nourishing food for energy. For this reason, it is left as an offering to trees and plants, or placed on altars for ancestors and spirits. It helps to strengthen your prayers and intentions.
Cleansing and Protection
In the same way that it strengthens spirits, it can strengthen energies of protection. It can help define and protect a sacred space by blowing tobacco smoke in a circle around the room before ceremony. Used on its own as a tea, mapacho is a powerful cleanser to help you purge illness and disease. Blowing the smoke (with out inhaling) along your body, chakras, and energetic field can be used as a powerful protector, attracting good spirits of protection.
Prayer and Intention
Tobacco is a very strong carrier of intention. It is used to make the energies of one’s prayers stronger, and to carry the prayers to the spirit world upon its smoke.