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Our Benzoin of Sumatra resin incense burns fresh and fragrant and is said to be sweet and soothing, some say it smells a vanilla-like. Derived from trees, benzoin is believed to have antiseptic, stimulant, expectorant and diuretic properties and is included in some medicaments. Gum benzoin is a major component of the type of church incense used Catholic ceremonies and some other Orthodox Christian societies. Resin pieces & powder are packaged in a round tin.
Black Sage, prized by indigenous people of the west and early settler for these uses. Black Sage is an excellent culinary herb, smoking mix, tea, and a powerful smudge purification and cleaning. Great insect repellent with a heavenly sage scent. Black Sage pulls your consciousness towards other realms. This is a great tool for Shamanism, Journeying, Pathworking, Divination and Dream Work.
Copal is sacred to the indigenous cultures of the Central and South Americas. It is burned year round in the churches in Mexico, but is best known for its use in the homes during Day of the Dead. It is said that the familiar scent of Copal helps the souls find their way back during their annual visit home.
This copal has a light, sweet and very pleasant aroma. It uses can be for inspiration, attraction, invocation, happiness and celebration.
Copal Negro(Protium Grandifolium) a premium copal resin from Peru, which originates from a completely different tree than the lighter Copals. Copal Negro produces a complex, multi-layered scent that is very pleasant and jovial. Used for cleansing, balance, clarity and protection and is sacred to the indigenous cultures of the Central and South Americas. Contains both nuggets and powder.
Our huayruro seeds come pre-drilled with a hole lengthwise through the middle for use in stringing. They can also be used in ceremony.
The name "Huayruro" derives from the seed of the Huayruro plant ( Ormosia sp ) that grows in the Amazon rainforest. This seed is characterized by being part red and part black, visually suggesting complementary and duality. Perhaps due to this unusual natural characteristic there has been the belief among Peruvians that these seeds have the dual power to attract good fortune and ward off evil spirits.
Our Mayan Copal resin incense burns fresh and fragrant and is said to have a sweet and husky resinous aroma. Copal is sacred to the indigenous cultures of the Central and South Americas. It is burned year round in the churches in Mexico, but is best known for its use in the homes during Day of the Dead. It is said that the familiar scent of Copal helps the souls find their way back during their annual visit home. The various Copal resins of Mexico and the Americas are closely related to the Copals of Africa and the Damars of India and Indonesia. The American Copals generally have a sweeter aroma. Resin pieces are packaged in a round tin.
Formulated for improving the shape and sheen of the body contours. Fights ageing signs, deeply nourishes, invigorates and keeps the body luxuriously nurtured, relaxed, softened and toned.rnrnIngredients:Herbal and essential oils in a carrier base (olive, jojoba, avocado & LLP).
Here is another great way to use Palo Santo - in convenient cones! Just light it and enjoy the pure scent of Palo Santo as it burns. Each cone lasts for about 10 minutes.
(Burseara Graveolens) Palo Santo or "Holy Stick" is a natural wood aromatic incense used for centuries by the Incas and indigenous people of the Andes as a spiritual remedy for purifying and cleansing; to get rid of evil spirits and misfortune; as well as for medicinal purposes. It is often used by shamans in sacred plant spirit ceremonies. Our Palo Santo is sustainably wild harvested from naturally fallen trees and branches that lie dead for 4-10 yrs. before they are harvested.
Peruvian Myrrh (Commiphora Myrrha) has a warm earthy, woodsy fragrance, with slight balsamic undertones. Myrrh is typically blended with frankincense, pricley pear, peruvian copal and others. It has been used through out the ages as an ingredient in incense, perfumes, etc