Burgundy Pitch (Spruce) resin - Pini burgundica
- from France. Spruce resin has a strong forest-like fragrance when used as incense. From the Spruce pine tree this resin is collected and put through a cleaning and melting process to produce a higher quality end product. It has a long history of use in many cultures. In the Middle Ages Spruce resin was used for incense burning and medicinal purposes.
Burgundy pitch (Spruce) resin has strengthening and regenerative properties. It also has anti-bacterial properties and can disinfect the air in a space.
In ancient times this spruce resin was used to protect against negative energies and help promote inner peace.
Synonyms: none known
Origin: North America, Central Europe
Parts Used: resin
Aroma Description: strong forest-like fragrance, balsamic, fresh, slight fruity undertone
Emotional Attributes: cleansing/purifying, strengthening, regenerative
Cosmetic Uses: none known
Culinary Uses: none known
Medicinal Attributes: antibacterial, used for muscular stiffness and rheumatism, as a decongestant, etc.
Element Association: Air
Magical Associations: spirituality, healing, protection, prosperity
Astrological Association: Aquarius, Scorpio
Planetary Association: Mars
Aromatic Note: Base note
Essential Oil: Yes, steam distilled essential oil is available
Mixes Well With: benzoin, cedar, galbanum, juniper, lavender, oakmoss, pine, pine needles, rosemary, white sage, desert sage, sandarac, etc.See also our Incense Supplies Prices:
Per oz. (28 grams) $4.78
Per 4 oz. (112 grams) $18.16
Per 1/2 pound (224 grams) $34.42
Per pound (448 grams) $61.18