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protium copal

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Plant Resin & Wax Photos
... photo shows Protium copal (far left) and gumbo limbo (Bursera simaruba) at the ancient Maya city of Tikal in Guatemala. Protium copal was probably the principle source of fragrant copal incense used ... fascinating resinous family include Guatemalan incense (Protium copal) and gumbo limbo (Bursera simaruba), two incense species widely used by the Maya. The copal resin (center) is probably from the ...

Handbook 4
... . The ‘incense tree’ of the Mixe comprises various species of Bursera and perhaps Protium (Burseraceae) that yield copal resin, which is burned for ritual and medicinal purposes. The etymology of this ... be traced to the proto-Mixe-Zoquean term *po:m(o), giving partial evidence that copal incense has played a role in Mesoamerican culture for thousands of years. A proto-language ...

Tico Ethnobotanical Dictionary -- H
... , Capsicum, Coix, Commelina, Elaeis, Gossypium, Lagenaria, Melia, Morinda, Ocimum, Petiveria, Piscidia, Pothomorphe, Protium, Ricinus, Siparuna, Solanum, Spigelia, Terminalia, Thespesia. HEDEOMA AFF PULEGIOIDES: Wild peppermint (E ... Mixed with water to for a beverage, it may be fermented. Copal is recommended for poor appetite, asthma, beriberi, blennorrhagia, bronchitis, cystitis, expectorant, ...