Founded in 2012, Incausa known in Latin as
Incausa collaborates with artisans, villages and associations of eight different native ethnicities in the Amazon Basin. Acting as a non-profit patron, subsidizing logistics, production, and developing sustainable market-placements.
The earthy and bright scented breu resin comes from the hardened sap of the Almacega tree in the Amazonian Rain Forest. This resin is wildly used in indigenous South American traditions for its practical, medicinal & spiritual applications.
Breu resin is used as a base ingredient combined with charcoal to form classic variations of resin incense sticks.
Psychotria viridis, Chacrona leaf and Banosteriopsis caapi, Jagube vine, wild harvested from the Amazon Rainforest, are the fundamental ingredients used in preparing the sacramental entheogenic drink Ayahuasca.
In coordination with the rituals of making, herbs are added, customarily offered back to the soil after brewing, into on of Incausa's special blends of breu resin incense.
The Andean indigenous Brusera graveolens tree naturally produces aromatic hypoallergenic resins that grow in concentration with age, making this naturally resin-infused wood one of the most fragrant in the world.
Incausa sources their Palo Santo from an authorized traditional community in Northern Peru. The National Forest and Wild Fauna Service (SERFOR) regulates harvest and commercialization of Palo Santo to protect it from illegal harvesting that can damage and hinder its natural growth and regeneration.
Salvia apiana (white sage) is an evergreen perennial shrub indigenous to the Southwestern United States and Northwestern Mexico. Widely used by many North American indigenous ethnicities, its robust and piquant scents are dominant for smudging and ceremony.
Since 2013, Incausa has been working with a small community of harvesters, who have the utmost respect for the plants and environment, harvesting only leaves, which ensures its natural regeneration process.