Palo Santo is a 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 a beautifully aromatic, woody smell with hints of mint and lemon.
Traditionally they have been used for the relief of common colds and flu, stress, asthma, headaches, depression, anxiety and inflammation. Palo Santo is commonly used for calming the immune and nervous system, aiding fast recovery from ailments and illness.
They work well for space clearing, energy clearing, aid in focus, clarity and creativity, aid in meditation and grounding, help reduce stress levels & anxiety and as a natural home fragrance.
USE: Hold a stick over a candle till it catches light, let the flame burn before blowing out to form a smoking coal. Place in a clay, glass or metal bowl – allow the smoke to go out on its own or gently blow to keep burning.