Copal Resin Incense


Copal resin incense, sourced from Central and South America, offers a sweet, earthy fragrance. Used in spiritual practices, it cleanses spaces and promotes relaxation. With its antimicrobial properties, it also supports respiratory health. In modern wellness, copal resin remains valued for its cultural significance and holistic benefits, appealing to those seeking a deeper connection to tradition and nature.


Copal resin incense, derived from the aromatic sap of several tree species in the Burseraceae family, is esteemed for its rich cultural and spiritual significance. Found primarily in regions of Central and South America, copal resin has been used for centuries in indigenous rituals and ceremonies.

The process of harvesting copal resin begins with carefully scoring the bark of the trees to allow the sap to flow out. Once collected, the resin is left to dry, forming hardened tears or nuggets. When burned, copal resin releases a fragrant smoke characterised by its sweet, earthy aroma with hints of citrus and pine. This distinctive scent is believed to have cleansing and purifying properties, making copal resin a staple in spiritual practices such as smudging and meditation. In indigenous cultures, copal resin is often used to clear negative energy, offer prayers to deities, and honour ancestors.

Copal resin incense is also valued for its therapeutic properties. The resin contains compounds with antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties, making it beneficial for respiratory health when inhaled as incense smoke. Additionally, the aroma of copal resin is said to have a calming effect on the mind, reducing stress and promoting relaxation.

In modern times, copal resin incense continues to be cherished for its profound cultural heritage and holistic benefits. It is often used in alternative healing practices, such as aromatherapy and energy work, to promote spiritual growth and emotional well-being. Additionally, its natural origins and sustainable harvesting methods align with the values of eco-conscious consumers seeking ethically sourced products.

Whether used in sacred rituals, healing ceremonies, or simply to create a tranquil ambiance at home, copal resin incense offers a powerful way to connect with ancient traditions and harness the healing energies of nature. Its timeless appeal transcends generations, making it a beloved tool for spiritual seekers and wellness enthusiasts alike.

Store resin in a dry place at room temperature, away from humidity, and exercise caution to keep it out of the reach of children.

Please note that loose resin is not self-lighting and require charcoal disks and a heatproof burner. Instructions can be found on our Instagram page; watch the video to ensure you’re using our products safely.

    • Burn the resin in a well-ventilated room, but away from draughts.
    • Ensure the resin is kept away from flammable materials.
    • Never leave lit resin unattended.
    • Avoid inhaling resin smoke.

View our full range of resin and incense here.

Additional information


Incense sticks
Burn time approx 45 minutes per stick
Packaging is 100% recyclable
Individually hand-rolled sticks
15gm x 12 box

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