The sweet, smoky fragrance for cleansing and clearing spaces.
Palo Santo - meaning the holy wood is from the same family as both frankincense and myrrh. It is a sacred tree native to South America. Indigenous Latin American cultures have used its wood in traditional healing and spiritual ceremonies for centuries.
Shamans and healers, traditionally used the energizing and healing properties of palo santo to purify air, dispel evil spirits, and cleanse negative energy. The wood has also long been used therapeutically to soothe cold and flu symptoms, depression, emotional pain, and other ailments.
It's said that the uplifting aroma of palo santo is conducive to meditation and relaxation and that it both enhances creativity and brings good fortune.
How to use?
Use a match, lighter or a candle to ignite the end of your palo santo stick, and let it burn for about 30 seconds or so before blowing it out. The smouldering end will give off a white smoke for a few minutes, and you can prop it in a palo Santo holder. The grounding aroma can help you prepare your mind and energy for meditation.
Waving the wood to spread the smoke around your space and help clear unwanted energy. Remember to focus your mind, and note that you may need to relight the stick once or twice.
Benefits of Palo Santo
- Ushers in positivity and tranquillity.
- Wards of negative energies.
- Inspires creativity
- Alleviates stress and uplifts mood.
- Aids in common cold and flu.
- Aids in physical healing - arthritis, headaches, inflammation, bronchitis, asthma, anxiety and depression.
- Its antibacterial and antimicrobial properties purify the air.
Length : Approx. 4 inch.