Gum Copal Resin Incense

6.50

Gum Copal Resin Incense

Gum Copal Resin Incense has had a wide variety of uses in both past and present times. Primarily used as an incense by ancient civilizations, it also found use as an early form of glue, and traditional medicine for cases such as dysentery, stomach pains, dizziness, and fright. It was often used in religious occasions in the form of sacrifices to deities typically designating the copal as food for the gods.

Use this resin in charcoal burners and on incense burner sieves. Using a metal spoon, add a very small amount of resin on top of the hot charcoal releasing the fragrant incense smoke. You can repeat as desired until the charcoal is exhausted. When finished, allow the charcoal to completely cool in the burner before discarding. When in doubt, dowse it with water.

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Gum Copal Resin Incense

Gum Copal Resin Incense has had a wide variety of uses in both past and present times. Primarily used as an incense by ancient civilizations, it also found use as an early form of glue, and traditional medicine for cases such as dysentery, stomach pains, dizziness, and fright. It was often used in religious occasions in the form of sacrifices to deities typically designating the copal as food for the gods.

Use this resin in charcoal burners and on incense burner sieves. Using a metal spoon, add a very small amount of resin on top of the hot charcoal releasing the fragrant incense smoke. You can repeat as desired until the charcoal is exhausted. When finished, allow the charcoal to completely cool in the burner before discarding. When in doubt, dowse it with water.

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It is also used as a varnish or waterproofing material. When it is heated with certain oils, it becomes nearly transparent. It also can be used as an ingredient in adhesives, perfumes, printing ink, paints, and films.

Gum copal is sold primarily two ways. The first way is as powder, which is usually mixed with turpentine to make varnish. The other way is as the natural “rocks” which can then be used in many different ways.

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Gum Copal Resin Incense

6.50

In stock