COPAL GUM (Bursera odorata)


Can be used as a bonding agent for stick & cone incenses.

The correspondences for copal are the Sun and the element of Fire. Copal is used for contacting other planes: its sacred smoke can carry messages to the spirit world. The spirit of this plant and its medicine allows us to see life more clearly and inspires divine insights. It is said to reveal invisible energies that appear like rays of sunlight filtering through an early morning mist. Healers may use it as a diagnostic tool to help them see the deeper dimensions of a client’s energy field. Use for meditation, protection, consecration, love, purification & spell-breaking.

Planetary, Elemental, Gender & Deity attributes in the Tags are from Cunningham’s Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs.