The word Ocote comes from the nahuatl language Ocotl, which means "Tea from a pine tree" Its the very heart of an old pine tree. This resinous wood retain a very strong aroma, when burned, it has a similar scent as copal.
Ocote is a natural combustive often used as a fire starter, but with a very unique characterist, it releases a mystical aroma.
Use these wood sticks instead of charcoal when burning: herbs, resins, cones etc.
Ocote is commonly used by indigenous people during ceremonies and prayers.
Natives have use these woods for thousands of years.
Aproximatly 12 stick per bundle, each stick measures about 4 inches long and weights about 4 onces per bundle.
These stick are cut with traditional hand tools and randomly packaged as they cut them.