Copal has been the most sacred smoke for the Mayan indianan. For thousands of years, copal burning was a very important cultural protocol. Today, many of those practices still remain. It's traditional use includes; cleansing, curing, praying, healing, protecting and purifying. This resin has a pine fresh resinous aroma when burned. Mayan Copal resin comes from the Copal Tree in central Mexico and South America and has been used for thousands of years.