Espiritus del Ande
Sacred Plant Incense from Cusco, Peru is artisanal in every step of it's creation. The makers moisten and compact locally sourced Palo Santo, Wiracoa by hand into bars using the finest ingredients nature has to offer.
Palo Santo - Bursera graveolens
Resinous Palo Santo tree was part of the pre-Hispanic cultures in the Andes in rituals of harmonization with the natural elements. It is considered a tree with medicinal qualities, used on a daily basis in spiritual practice until the present days.
Andean origin plant, grows above 3,800 meters. Its used as incense and inhaler for bronchial problems, also used in this blend to maintain the presence of fire.
The name given to tree resin from the copal tree Protium copal that is particularly identified with the aromatic resins used by the cultures of pre-Columbian Mesoamerica as ceremonially burned incense.
6 bars of 11 cm long
Ceremonial ritual practices are at the heart of Incausa. A social business experiment that uses the profits from its productions to enable purposeful commerce of indigenous artisanship and heritage.
Ensuring fair trade practices from sourcing to fulfillment, Incausa coordinates the creation of hand harvested Breu resin, Palo Santo, Sage, Chacrona and Jagube incense in South America, accompanied by meditation tools handcrafted in Nepal.
Incausa partners with Indigenous cause initiatives developing non-profit trade posts and market placement. Using social entrepreneurship to reignite indigenous heritage, Incausa uplifts cultural values and builds sustainable opportunities.