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Welcome to our FAQ section. Here we have compiled a list of answers to some of the most common questions we receive. If you don't find the answer you're looking for, please don't hesitate to reach out to us via our contact page. We are always happy to help!

  • What are the possible side effects of rapé?
    Individual reactions to rapé can vary significantly. Some users report experiencing a light to moderate burning sensation immediately after administering the rapé into their nostrils, which typically subsides quickly. Other common reactions include mucous release from the nose or mouth, as well as physical or spiritual detoxification. In extreme cases, individuals may experience vomiting, and post-session, they may notice changes in bowel movements, such as looseness or binding. In very rare instances where significant blocks are released, individuals may feel disoriented or dizzy. It's important to note that Valerie Moon Ministry does not provide medical advice. Prior to using plant medicine, especially if you have a medical condition, it is advisable to seek guidance from a qualified medical professional.
  • What is your refund policy?
    There are no refunds on purchases unless your item was damaged during the shipping process. Please reach out to Valerie Moon from Valerie Moon Ministry at with any questions.
  • How should I take care of myself after my rapé ceremony?
    It's essential to hydrate yourself with plenty of water following your session. Remember, you can always reach out to us if you feel that you've accumulated energy or emotions that were not released during your ceremony. The intensity of sessions can vary based on your intentions prior to the ceremony. If you encounter what feels like an intense session, listen to your body and spirit, and honor your needs. Whether it's rest, solitude, or time in nature, prioritize what feels right for you. If you're feeling dizzy or ungrounded, consider stepping into a grounding guided meditation to center yourself.
  • What are the possible benefits of rapé?
    Numerous individuals report experiencing waves of energy, the release of negative emotions, and a sensation of feeling lighter, freer, clearer, centered, and grounded after using rapé. Other benefits include enhancing your connection to guides, helpers, and your higher self. Rapé is renowned for its heart-opening properties and its ability to fortify the higher chakras. It serves as a profoundly healing plant medicine, facilitating deep-level chakra healing. As various blocks surface and clear, individuals often transition into deeper layers of healing, illustrating the multifaceted nature of the healing process.
  • How do I store my rapé?
    The way you store your rapé is important because ashes do attract water from the air towards it. Make sure you limit the exposure to air and use the air tight container it came in. Rapé should be stored in a dark and dry place in your home.
  • I already use rapé, why should I learn how to use this in ceremony?
    Exploring the ceremony of rapé and its myriad healing potentials can greatly enhance your healing journey. A step-by-step process ensures the utmost respect for the ceremony, as taught by the spirit of the plant. Once acquainted with this ceremonial wisdom, you'll embark on a guided journey. If journey work is unfamiliar to you, don't hesitate to reach out to Soul Center. Journeying serves as a potent healing tool! Following your journey, you'll strengthen the process of personal healing and receiving messages from spirit. Honoring this, can expand the possibilities within.
  • Is rapé addictive?
    Several indigenous tribes uphold the belief that when rapé is utilized within ceremony and with intention, it remains non-habit-forming. However, these assertions have not been scientifically validated. Due to the uncertainty surrounding the specific ingredients in this plant medicine, it's prudent to consider the possibility of traces of potentially addictive plants, such as tobacco or other botanicals native to the Amazon region.
  • I have allergies. What is in rapé?
    Crafted in accordance with sacred traditions rooted deep in the Amazon Forest of Brazil, this plant medicine incorporates a blend of various plants, leaves, seeds, and bark. Due to the diverse nature of its ingredients, I advise against ingesting the plant medicine if you have any allergies, as it is challenging to discern the exact components of the blends.
  • What is rapé?
    The word rapé comes from the Spanish words "raspar". This word means to scrape or graze which is associated with how the blends are made. Rapé is pronounced "haa-peh". Rapé is a sacred shamanic snuff. Using rapé isn't meant for recreational use and we will give you all the knowledge you need to understand the powerful healing effects as well as how to connect to the spirit of the plants all while respecting the traditional ceremony.
  • How should I prepare myself going into my rapé ceremony?
    We do not recommend eating a heavy meal prior to ceremony, We do recommend being completely hydrated.
  • Why do people use rapé?
    Numerous individuals turn to plant medicines as a pathway to healing and connecting with the source. These medicines expand one's consciousness, facilitating profound levels of connection. Across indigenous cultures, unique techniques have been honed to transition into meditative states, offering a gateway to transformative experiences. When approached with intentionality and respect for ceremony, rapé unveils an exceptionally healing journey. Renowned for its heart-opening properties, many deem rapé as a miraculous medicine, valued for its spiritual, energetic, and physical cleansing abilities. For further information, please refer below. If you seek guidance on utilizing and comprehending rapé, explore our available workshops.
  • How long does the shipping take?
    We strive to ship all orders within 2 business days, unless your order is placed on the weekend. Once your order has shipped, it typically takes an additional 3-5 business days for delivery within the United States. There is no international shipping of this product. There is no shipping to Alaska or Hawaii.
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