Artisanal incense sticks from resin extracted from the protium heptaphyllum, also known as almécega, a tree of the Amazon rainforest, sacred Breu (Breuzinho or White Breu) is used in healing rituals, to ward off dark spirits and invite good energy. Also known for possessing properties that could bring regression experiences and conscious dreams after ritualistic use. Breu’s aromatic resin is rich in alpha and beta-amyrina triterpenes, which possess anti-inflammatory, analgesic and gastro-protective properties. The Department of Physiology and Pharmacology of the Federal University of Ceará, Brazil indicated breu for respiratory trouble, stomach ache, liver malfunction, and mental acuity.
9 Incense Sticks per box. Each 5" stick burns up to 1 hour.
Size: 9 Sticks
Indigenous Social Entrepreneurship
Ceremonial ritual practices are at the heart of Incausa. A social business experiment that uses the profits from its productions to enable purposeful commerce of indigenous artisanship and heritage. Beginning as a simple sidewalk-table venture, the organization has evolved into a multi-national grassroots organization committed to social innovation.
Ensuring fair trade practices from sourcing to fulfillment, Incausa coordinates the creation of hand harvested Breu resin, Palo Santo, Sage, Chacrona, and Jagube incense in Brazil and Peru, accompanied by meditation tools handcrafted in Nepal.
Incausa partners with Indigenous cause initiatives developing non-profit trade posts and market placement. Using social entrepreneurship to reignite indigenous heritage, Incausa uplifts cultural values and builds sustainable opportunities.
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Incense often creates a sense of peace and well-being thanks to the aroma-therapeutic properties. It does not have to be used spiritually, but it can definitely aid in spiritual activities, particularly meditation.