Pack of 3 Sticks Peruvian COPAL Incense Sticks 8"

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Receive 3 sticks per pack. Hand Made Peruvian COPAL resin Incense, each stick is made by hand, rolled, and packaged. Size approx 8" length. 100% Pure.

Copal incense is a wonderful energy tool to use during your meditations. It is linked with the crown chakra, deepening your awareness and encouraging pure thoughts during meditation. Copal also helps to strengthen the auric body, removing all energy blockages. It is particularly useful in times of stress or even alleviating feelings of depression because it helps you to shift your mindset.

Copal Incense is a completely natural incense that is used to purify the energy of spaces, places, and objects. It has a clean, light, woody scent that could be compared to pine or turpentine. One of the best copal uses is burning it to clear away all the negative energy and make positive changes.

Copal is a natural tree resin that is between two states—it is neither a hardened resin nor sap. Copal resin comes from trees in the Buresa family, which is considered a medicinal tree to the Mayas in southern Mexico. These medicinal trees are traditionally used for clearing the body of diseases and also to keep mosquitos away.

Since ancient times, Copal incense has been considered sacred to the people of Mexico, as well as South and Central America. It goes as far back to the Mayan and Aztec cultures.  Mass amounts of copal resin were burned atop the Aztec and Mayan pyramids as offerings to the gods and deities. In the Mayan ruins, copal was discovered in the burial grounds, proving its spiritual significance.

The burning of copal is believed to call upon the God Tlaloc and the goddess Chalchiuhtlicue. Both of these deities were associated with fertility and creation. You can light copal incense as an offering to this God and Goddess if you feel connected to their energy. Lighting the incense in their honor will invite them into your space and allow you to tap into the power of creation.

Copal holds a deep history and has many uses. Copal incense is a useful resin to work with for creating a calm and clear space to live in.