Artisan Mayan Copal Incense Sticks
Pack of 4
Artisan made incense sticks using traditional Mayan methods and the highest quality natural copal resin from the resinous trees & shrubs of the Burseraceae family. The Burseraceae, also known as torchwood, are a family of trees & shrubs in the Americas that burn well due to the high resin content of its wood. They are part of the frankincense and myrhh family.
Copal has been used for thousands of years and was utilised in ancient Maya and Aztec ceremonies as a ritual offering to the gods. The white smoke produced from burning copal resin was associated with helpful spirit allies.
Copal purifies the energy of spaces, places and objects, chasing away negative energy and creating space for positive changes to occur.
Burn time: 1 hour (per stick)
Length: approx 25cm
Made in Mexico.