A plastic tub containing shavings of palo santo wood.
Palo Santo 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.
How to use Palo Santo powder:
For Tea – Palo Santo shavings (about teaspoon per cup of water) can also be simmered in hot water and drunk as a tea. Great for calming the immune and nervous systems for faster recovery of illness. For the flu, colds, cough, asthma. Prepare tea or tisane or Infusion. Boil the shavings or shredded wood, filter and drink with sugar or honey .
As a Mosquito repellent – Burn as incense to keep off the mosquitoes.
In Ceremony and To Purify the Home– Burn the wood as a smudge on charcoal or powder/shredded wood can be used on the Golden Lotus Incense Heater
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Palo Santo Sticks and Shavings – Palo Santo 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. CEREMONIAL BENEFITS – Palo Santo is enjoyed by many for its energetically cleansing and healing properties similar to Sage and Cedar. It is a strong medicine that has been popularized for its heavenly presence in keeping energies grounded and clear. It creates a pleasant, fresh smoke that works well in keeping away mosquitoes and other flying insects which is one of the prime uses for the people who live in Ecuador and Peru. 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. SUSTAINABILITY – The best part of this magical tree is that it is wild crafted and sustainably harvested by a family that has planted over 30,000 trees back into the area over the last 10 years. The essential oil can only be extracted from dead trees and fallen branches using “Vapor Distillation” without the use of dangerous chemicals or solvents. This insures a high quality product cared for with Love and Respect. #palosanto #holywood #palosantosticks #palosantoshavings #lemonandpine