The Meaning & Benefits of Dammar Resin

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Dammar resin comes from a tall semi-deciduous tree which is also used extensively for it’s timber in India and Nepal.

In Malaysia, the word ‘dammar’ means ‘light’.

Plant Family: Dipterocarpaceae.

Synonyms: Cat-eye resin, Sal tree, and Shorea robusta.

Origin: India, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Nepal.

Parts Used: Tree resin.

What Does Dammar Resin Smell Like?

The scent of dammar is light, with notes of citrus.

It is typically not an overly pungent resin.

The scent of dammar resin goes good in combination with borneal camphor, white copal, black copal, frankincense, lemongrass, myrrh, opopanax, rose, and saffron.

If you’re looking for good dammar resin, we recommend this.

Metaphysical Meaning of Dammar Resin

Elemental Symbolism: Air.

Astrological Symbolism: Aquarius and Gemini.

Planetary Symbolism: Moon.

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