Copal resin has been used
ritually by Mesoamericans for centuries. Crystallized copal resin chunks
are placed on burning charcoal which produces a thick, sweet smoke. Copal
resin is traditionally burned in protection, cleansing and purification
ceremonies. Large amounts of Copal Incense were burned on top of the Aztec
and Mayan pyramids.
This is a non-combustible resin incense, which means heat must be applied
to release its fragrance (usually with a self-lighting charcoal tablet).
To use incense, ignite a charcoal tablet and place in a heat-proof
container. Grind the incense to a fine powder and sprinkle on the glowing