Wood, Powder, 15 Gr from Morocco (SKU 3314)
Finely powdered wood of the Cedar of Lebanon tree. Harvested in Morocco.
Packed in 25 ml clear plastic pots containing 15 gram.
The cedar of Lebanon was important to various ancient civilizations, and the oldest Cedars of Lebanon are considered sacred. The wood has been used for building palaces, and temples, the ancient Egyptians used its resin in mummification, and its sawdust has been found in the tombs of Egyptian Pharaohs. Lebanese cedar wood was traditionally burned on the Mount of Olives to celebrate the new year.The smoke has many uses. First and foremost, it is purifying and has been used in sweat lodges. The incense is said to cure chronic bad dreams and head colds. It has also been put to use as a money incense and to increase psychic power. Because of its significance the word Cedar is mentioned 75 times in the Bible.
Cedrus libani is a species of cedar native to the mountains of the Mediterranean region, from Turkey and Lebanon west to Morocco. The cedar of Lebanon is a slow growing tree with an imposing trunk, often branching, and a dense crown with an inclined head. It is mostly dark green with a characteristic flat growth in adult trees, The bark is dark gray. Secondary branches are densely ramified and terminal shoots are erect or slightly inclined, never pendulous. The flowers open from September to October, and the cones are two and three-fourths to four inches long. The upright cones are initially violet-purple, turning dark green-gray as they mature.
This is a natural product, used as incense or in perfumery, or as an ingredient of incense and other perfumery or potpourri preparations.
Some incense plants or products may have some history of other folklore purposes, but we offer this product for its use as incense. Not food grade, not for consumption.
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