BREU RESINRegular price $48.00
Rich, dark, and woody with spice notes.
Wild, free, dynamic
Breu resin, also known as Amazonian Copal, carries the numinous energy of the rainforest, teeming with the cycles of life. Its smoke imparts creativity and encourages transformation, offering deep grounding in this exotic botanical. The very fragrant resin contained within the grey-hued pieces diffuses an aroma that is rich woody, and powerful, with spice notes. It also has a proven effectiveness in repelling insects and mosquitos.
The Breu Branco is a tree native to the Amazon Jungle that can grow 20 to 30 metres tall. Its resin is burned by people of the region as a natural incense to repel insects, fragrance their homes, and in sacred rituals.
Bio Alchemy Olfactive’s Breu resin is harvested by a family based deep in the central rainforest of Peru. Lumps of resin are naturally produced and secreted by trees with the special help of weevils, requiring zero human cultivation. In fact, it is nearly impossible for humans to recreate this collaborative process as expertly designed by nature.
For the ultimate experience of Breu resins aroma, break off a small piece and place atop hot charcoal.
Burn Breu Resin.
Break off a piece of Breu resin. Carefully ignite clean burning charcoal over a hot flame using a heat-resistant utensil until the corners and edges of the briquette glow red. Place the charcoal inside an incense burner and top it with a small piece of Breu resin. More fragrant smoke will be produced by placing a larger piece of Frankincense on the smoldering ember.
A collaboration with nature
We believe in fostering curiosity and reverence for nature’s biodiversity, employing a scientific and holistic approach to our creations that inspires a reconnection with our most primordial sense and elicits a shift in consciousness.
Nature is our ultimate guide
With profound admiration for botanical species native to climate zones across the world, we strive to spread awareness about the need to conserve the beautiful lands that allow these plants to thrive while giving back to local and indigenous communities that have cultivated them for centuries.
To ensure efficacy and an experience of the highest quality Bio Alchemy Olfactive travels the world to source each botanical ingredient and offering, working closely with farmers, ethnobotanists, harvesters, distillers, and surrounding communities.
Traceability and sustainability are integral to our work. The botanical materials that make up our collection are sourced with an eye towards sustainable growth practices, mindful cultivation and extraction, and reverence for the cultural traditions that have dictated their use for centuries.
All products are formulated in Bio Alchemy Olfactive’s private lab with exclusively sourced ingredients. Each bottle is hand poured, labeled and packaged. Our packaging, from shipping boxes, water activated tape, and protective wrap to shipping labels are plastic free and made from 100% post consumer waste with recycled ink, making them fully recyclable and naturally biodegradable. No forests are damaged in production.
Products packaged in glass vials are intended for reuse and are tied with hand spun natural Peruvian alpaca twine from the women of a small community with whom we work.
We prioritize eco-friendly and responsibly sourced packaging materials in effort to keep our carbon footprint as small as possible.