Resin is the life-blood of a tree, healing its wounds, inflictions and protecting it against infection. In short resin repairs, protects and heals.
Copal has a powerful scent that purifies the energy in your space . It helps to strengthen the auric body, removing all energy blockages making it a useful tool for meditations.?
Set a charcoal tablet in a container on a bed of sand and light the tablet. Only after charcoal is aglow and stops crackling , put the resin incense on the top. Use a knife , spoon or tweezers to drop the resin incense onto the tablet. Set aside enough time so that you can enjoy the ritual of incense burning. When selecting a location , make sure there are no combustible objects nearby.
Resin has a long history of use in ceremonial practices all around the world including some of the most renowned civilisations, from ancient Egyptians to the Native Americans. It even made its way into the scriptures of the Bible as one of the sacred gifts given by Kings. According to the Biblical text of Mathew 2:11, gold, frankincense and myrrh were among the gifts to Jesus. Gold representing his kingship, frankincense a symbol of his priestly role and myrrh a prefiguring of his embalming.