Palo Santo (Bursera Graveolens), which is Spanish and literally translates into ‘Holy Wood’ is a mystical tree that grows generally on the coast of South America, Our Palo Santo is grown and wild harvested in Peru. The tree belongs to the same family as Frankincense, Myrrh and Copal. Palo Santo is part of the citrus family and has a very sweet complex scent with notes of pine, mint and lemon. Palo Santo is enjoyed by many for its energetically cleansing and healing properties. It creates a pleasant, sweet smoke. It provides an uplifting scent that raises your vibration in preparation for meditation and allows for a deeper connection to the Source of all creation. It is also said that Palo Santo enhances creativity and brings good fortune to those who are open to its magic.
And it works well in keeping away mosquitoes and other flying insects.
It is a strong medicine that has been popularised for its heavenly presence in Ayahuasca ceremonies while keeping energies grounded and clear.
Palo Santo is traditionally used for relieving common colds, flu symptoms, stress, asthma, headaches, anxiety, depression, inflammation, emotional pain and more.
Our Palo Santo comes from a small group of entrepreneurs in the Peruvian jungle who are part of and dedicated to working with local indigenous communities and protecting the native environment. The are working within a forest concession provided by the Peruvian state. By burning our Palo Santo you are supporting local indigenous communities and protecting their vital environment.
How to burn Palo Santo Wood: Light the tip of the stick of Palo Santo and allow it to burn for about 30 secs to 45secs and then blow it out. Move it through your energy field or your home. Please note that Palo Santo wood does not stay lit, you will have to blow into it to keep it going. You can also feed it into a charcoal burning. Enjoy!
We also offer the Palo Santo Incense Sticks pure with the typical scent of sweet Palo Santo or with an addition of Copal which creates a rather beautiful earthy scent and the Palo Santo Cones handcrafted in Peru.