Palo Santo ‘Holy Wood’
Scientific Name: Bursera Graveolens.
Palo Santo is a very interesting plant native to South America that has a long history of use by native peoples for healing and ceremonial purposes. It has a beautiful sweet and woodsy aroma when burnt. The wood is believed to bring many benefits including healing and spiritual properties.
The wood can be burnt as an incense and is also commonly used as a smudge stick. The wood is so powerful but when distilled into an essential oil it reaches another level again.
Palo Santo Wood and essential oil brought to you through this website is harvested without harming the Palo Santo tree. Only wood that has been found to have died naturally in the forest is used. Product of Peru and Ecuador.
Palo Santo has been traditionally used in healing and we have found it to be particularly potent for clearing negative thoughts and feelings that can be associated with health problems.
Often used for common cold & flu, asthma, allergies, migraines and headaches. Also possibly used for coughs, bronchitis and other respiratory ailments.
One of the best uses is certainly to relieve stress, anxiety and depression. Also has some potential as an anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial agent.
We’ve found it to be a very effective insect repellent too!
Palo Santo is highly regarded for ceremonial and spiritual uses. This is where it really shines and if you are sensitive to this sort of thing you can feel it working straight away.
It is energetically cleansing & healing, some say with properties similar to sage.
The wood creates a pleasant, fresh smelling smoke with hints of mint and citrus that work well to raise your vibration, enhance creativity and bring good fortune.
The oil can be heated, diffused or misted for a similar effect. We’ve found the fragrance of the oil can really lift your mood and vibration in a way that little else can.