What is Palo Santo Wood?
Palo Santo wood is a mystical tree that grows on the coast of South America and is related to Frankincense, Myrrh and Copal. In Spanish, the name literally means “Holy Wood”. It is part of the citrus family and has sweet notes of pine, mint and lemon.
Healing Benefits of Palo Santo Wood
Palo Santo wood is traditionally used for relieving common colds, flu symptoms, stress, asthma, headaches, anxiety, depression, inflammation, emotional pain and more. This Essential Oil is great for Aromatherapy and can also be used during massage work to assist in healing.
Palo Santo can also be simmered in hot water and drank as a tea. Great for calming the immune and nervous systems for faster recovery of illness. In essential oil form, it is great for physical pain and inflammation containing high levels of D-Limonene and Monotropenes that are useful for cancer symptoms.
Smudging using Palo Santo Wood:
Use a candle or lighter to ignite a stick of Palo Santo. Hold at about a 45 degree angle pointing the tip down toward the flame. Allow it to burn for about 30 secs to 1 minute and then blow out. Move about your workspace, bedroom, home, bathroom or anywhere you would like to clear the energy. The rich smell will also bring peace and clarity. At the same it's also a good cleansing method within home. When finished, place the stick in a fire proof bowl of metal, glass or clay. The glow will end on its own unless you blow on the ember which will keep the smoke going.
You can use this to smudge your crystals and space around homes, offices ect.
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