Copal Gum – 50g

£3.99

Uses: 

  • Copal Gum (Hymenaea verrucosa) isoften used as a substitute for frankincense resin in blends
  • Can be turned into tincture or powdered to add to lotions, creams, balms and soaps for the skin.
  • Has binding, stabilising & emulsifying properties when used in perfumes, medicines and food.
  • Used in traditional medicine for cases such as dysentery, stomach pains, dizziness and fright.

Due to common impurities and differences in regions, gum copal ranges in colors from blacks to yellows to whites – the lighter the colour the higher the quality.

Description

Copal Gum (Hymenaea verrucosa) resin can be used on its own as an incense, it blends well with other herbs and resins and is often used as a substitute for frankincense resin in blends. The resin can be turned into tincture or powdered to add to lotions, creams, balms and soaps for the skin.

Copal Gum resin is sold in 50g packs.

History: The common name Copal used to identify this is derived from the Nahuatl language word ‘copalli’ which means ‘incense’? The resin was used for centuries in ceremonial incense blends and by the 18th century, copal’s properties as a varnish for wood were discovered by Europeans settlers to East Africa, the resin was turned into a varnish that was chiefly used to finish furniture and riding carriages.

Recommendations – consult a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or on any medications.

Cautions – there are no known specific cautions

Allergens – Produced in facilities handling Nuts, gluten, celery and mustard. Handling procedures are in place to reduce the likelihood of allergens being present, but we cannot guarantee our ingredients are totally free of traces in the products supplied.

  • 100% Botanical, naturally sourced product
  • Not heat treated or irradiated
  • Free from GMO’s
  • A certificate of analysis is available for this product if required.

Recommendations – consult a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or on any medications.

This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Additional information

Weight 0.080 kg

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