Gum Dammar (Dipterocarpaceae sp.)


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Gum Dammar is an all natural product derived from the sap of the Dipterocarpaceae family of trees.

Gum Dammar is used as an ingredient in the popular Beeswax Food Wraps, mixed with beeswax and jojoba oil. Dammar is also used in foods, as a clouding or glazing agent, and in incense, varnish, paint making, encaustic paints and other products.

Dammar Gum is used as a raw material in the production of high end dyes and paints. In India, Dammar gum is used as incense in religious rites and has applications in the traditional Indian medicine. Its water repulsing and binding properties enables Dammar gum to be used as a coating agent.

Dammar resin, also known as cat-eye resin, lifts the spirit and brings light to the darkness of the soul. Dammar resin is particularly useful to combat sadness, depression and melancholy.

Our latest batch of Gum Dammar is a beautiful raw gum harvested from the Dipterocarpaceae family of trees. Being a raw product it may have some natural impurities like small pieces of bark. There is nothing in it that can be harmful to you, but if you are going to use it in foods or wraps, we recommend rinsing it with some water first.

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10gms, 25gms, 50gms, 100gms, 250gms, 500gms, 1kg

Important Notes: Information on the traditional uses and properties of herbs and essential oils are provided on this site for historical and educational purposes only, and is not intended as medical advice. If you have any serious health concerns, you should always check with your health care practitioner before self-administering herbs or essential oils.

We supply all of the raw ingredients you need to make your own herbal teas, blends, incenses, etc. They are not packaged with instructions. By selling them in this simple format we can provide them to you at the best possible price. Please reference this page for any instructions. If in doubt, feel free to Contact Us.

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