Buying Copal? Don’t be fooled!

Buying Copal? Don’t be fooled!

What we expect when we buy Copal When most of us think of Copal, we have an image of a sacred, fragrant resin used for ritual and ceremony in ancient and modern Mesoamerican cultures. A traditional offering, raised to the Gods and ancestors on a pillar of smoke....
Black Frankincense. A sustainable alternative in a time of crisis.

Black Frankincense. A sustainable alternative in a time of crisis.

A recent publication reveals the natural sustainability of two types of Frankincense growing in Northern Kenya. This information is especially relevant in the light of the steady decline of other Frankincense species. Rapid loss of our Frankincense trees. We are...
A guide to the different types of Frankincense

A guide to the different types of Frankincense

A question I get a lot in the shop is ,”I’m new at this and I don’t know which Frankincense type to start with. Can you help me?” Well, since you asked, in my opinion, the best way to get acquainted with the Boswellia, AKA Frankincense family...