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Copal, also known as pom, is the resin of the Copal tree, native to Chiapas, in southern Mexico. It is sometimes considered a young amber, often put in jewellery. Many indigenous cultures in Mexico use fresh Copal as an incense, used during energy cleanings and aura healings and during the temazcal, or sweat lodge ceremony. It is available in different forms. The hard, amber-like yellow Copal is a less expensive version. The white Copal, a hard, milky, sticky substance, is a more expensive version of the same resin.