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PERUVIAN BLACK COPAL                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PROTIUM PANICULATUM

ORIGIN: PERU

COPAL HAS A LONG HISTORY OF USE AS INCENSE. IT WAS USED BY THE ANCIENT MAYAN AND AZTEC AS AN OFFERING TO THE GODS. USED AS A REPLACEMENT FOR FRANKINCENSE IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH BY THE SPANISH WHEN THE ARRIVED AT THE NEW WORLD, IT IS STILL USED TODAY BY THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLES OF CENTRAL AMERICA AND SOUTHERN MEXICO FOR CEREMONIAL USE IN SWEAT LODGE AND SACRED MUSHROOM CEREMONIES.  COPAL IS USEFUL FOR SPIRITUAL CLEANSING AND OFFERS A CLEAN, SWEET, WOODY SCENT. BLACK COPAL HAS A RICHER WOODY SMELL THAN ITS COUNTERPART, WHITE COPAL.

THIS SUSTAINABLY HARVESTED COPAL ORIGINATES FROM PERU. LINING THE FLOOR OF THE OF THE FORESTS, THIS MATERIAL IS GATHERED FROM THE GROUND AND SORTED BASED ON SIZE. COPAL DE NEGRO IS KNOWN TO BE USED IN INCENSE AND PERFUME MANUFACTURING. THE ESSENTIAL OIL FROM THIS COPAL HAS A MAGNIFICENT GREEN COLOR AND STRONG PINE AROMA. FOR LARGER QUANTITIES, PLEASE SEND US AN EMAIL PRIOR TO ORDERING.