copal or copalite (photo by mila zinkova) is the term given to organic resins that are not old enough (ie younger than 100,000 years) to have fossilized and hardened sufficiently to become amber.
golden yellow, brown to red
cleanse with running water method, energize on a crystal quartz cluster or in moonlight during full moon
brings physical vitality,
releases restrictions, stimulates initiative and optimism
activates the crown chakra towards spirituality,
gives the ability to stay aware during meditation,
removes energy blockages,
strengthen the meridians of the body,
stimulates and amplifies psychic abilities,
helps amplify the energy fields
locations and rituals:
copal is regularly burned for protection, cleansing and purification ceremonies. burn at home after a quarrel to bring peace.