Guide to Resins

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Copal unites the energizing force of the sun with the grounding, transmuting properties of earth. This resin is a great and gentle healer. Copal works by bringing out Negative energies and transmuting them into positive energies. This resin also aids in all sorts of healing – physical, emotional and environmental, which makes it great to use in a healing or sickroom. Copal also is great for opening and cleaning all the Chakras. Copal is a highly protective energy which aids in manifestation.

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Frankincense Reduces stress, Eases Tension, Clears Negativity, Enhances Divine Connection
An aromatic tree resin, Frankincense has been revered for centuries for its ability to both cleanse & elevate the energy around it.  Burning Frankincense resin benefits the Crown Chakra & may help open your mind for meditation & other sacred connection rituals. You can also enhance the energy of your sacred altar by burning frankincense resin as it acts as an offering to the higher source, divine beings & energies you’d like to invite into your space. Medicinally, frankincense stimulates the airways & may assist to relieve asthma, bronchitis, colds & flu’s. It also believed to help alleviate anxiety & depression. Used for cleansing and reducing stress, easing tension and reducing headaches

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Myrrh is another valuable resin, which comes from a nearly leafless Middle Eastern shrub. Ancient Egyptians used it for healing and to embalm bodies. It is currently used for meditation, spirituality, happiness, transformation, strength, confidence, and stability.

Copal: Provides spiritual cleansing, connection to spirit realm. Sap from a tree in Mexico and considered the “blood” of the tree, copal is believed to appease the Gods when burned as a sacred offering. It has a powerful crisp, clearing, sharp scent that purifies the energy in your space and in your energetic field.

Myrrh: Provides clearing, spiritual connection, healing. In the Bible, the story goes that myrrh was one of the gifts given to baby Jesus from the wise men (along with frankincense and gold). That tale shows just how significant this tree resin truly is. It was also used during the mummification process as an embalming substance, and the ancient Egyptians also used myrrh for healing, as well as spiritual rituals. The sacred resin not only helps to maintain a state of enlightenment, but also clears negative energy and illusions that stand in the way of seeing the truth.

Pinion Pine: Provides protection, healing, nurturing. Sacred to the Native Americans for its healing properties and rich, pungent, and clearing smoke, pine resin is a great way to clear a space. When burned, pinion energetically creates a peaceful and inviting environment. It’s used to clear and balance one’s aura and energy field. The pine is also commonly used in healing ceremonies and invokes clairvoyance, compassion, and spiritual strength.

Frankincense: Provides protection, purification, spiritual awareness, antidepressant. This powerful resin produces a heightened spiritual awareness. One study revealed how frankincense works as an effective antidepressant and stress reliever. It’s said to enhance intuition and clairvoyance, and is ideal to use before meditation. Frankincense was also once worth more than its weight in gold. However, the tree that provides this resin is now seriously at risk of extinction, reports The New York Times. It suggests that you can help by looking for sustainably harvested, socially conscious products.

Benzoin: Provides purification, blessings, prosperity. Benzoin has a long history of use as incense and perfume. In traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), Benzoin resin is a “yang” sedative and is used as an effective remedy for congestion and clearing away stagnation. It’s also very warming to the heart and increases circulation. When burned, benzoin has a nice vanilla undertone with earthy balsam notes and is a commonly used as church incense for its potent effects.

Amber: Provides healing, protection, antiseptic, immortality restorative. Amber resin was created with the intention to heal the tree and shield it against infection. This resin is so strong that its original structure can remain intact for centuries without any disturbances to its composition. Also unique to amber, when rubbed against certain fabrics, it creates a spark of electricity. For this very reason, the word for amber in Greek is elektron. Amber is a charged, active, and kinetic—meaning it can directly affect our energetics.

Dragon’s Blood: Provides protection, negativity clearing, productivity. Dragon’s blood is a dark red resin from the rattan palm tree. Southeast Asia is its native origin, and it’s used for treating wounds and healing intestinal disorders. It can be burned to enhance productivity and is therefore great to use in your office space. This resin creates a lovely “mood” in the atmosphere while emitting a heavenly fragrance.

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