Plain Kuripe pipe for self-application of Hapéh snuff. The pipe is hand-made from bamboo.
Dimensions: 6.3 cm (long side), 4.4cm (short side)
Angle is 45°
Sharing Hapéh is a cornerstone of Amazonian life and the powder is used in rituals but also in a more conventional setting with friends. There are two basic ways to administer Hapéh: the soplada (where another person blows the powder into your nose) or by self-administration with a pipe called kuripe. The big advantage of using a kuripe is that you are in total control of the dosage.
How to self-apply Hapéh using a bamboo pipe: