Resin is the life-blood of the tree, healing its wounds and protecting it against infection. It repairs, protects and heals. They have a long history of use in ceremonial practises all around the world from the ancient Egyptians to the Native Americans. When burnt, resins emit a holy smoke and beautiful fragrance that is known to clear negative energies, connect us with our higher consciousness and spiritual realms and surround us with high vibrations. They are used to heal, balance and protect our physical and energetic bodies.
How to use
Most commonly used with charcoal discs.Place your charcoal in a safe dish or abalone shell. Using a lighter or match, light the charcoal until you can see flickering ambers all over it. Then, place a couple pieces of resin atop the charcoal disk. If it does not start smoking, gently light the resin a little until it starts to burn.
Copal unites the energizing force of the sun with the grounding, transmutative properties of the earth. It is a powerful yet gentle healer and cleanser drawing out and transmuting negativity of all kinds and on all levels.