Ecuadorian Palo Santo Bundle

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Sustainably-Sourced & Ethically Wildcrafted Ecuadorian Palo Santo

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Palo Santo, also known as "Holy Wood," is a tree that is native to South America, particularly Ecuador, Peru, and Chile. The wood from the tree is often used for spiritual practices, such as smudging and meditation. It is also believed to have healing properties and is used in aromatherapy. The tree is protected in Ecuador, Peruvian and Chile, it's only allow to harvest dead wood, not living trees. 

Palo Santo can be used in a variety of ways, depending on the intended purpose but the most common use of palo santo is as a smudge stick, where the wood is lit and the smoke is used to cleanse and purify a space or an object.

Our Palo Santo is sold in a bundle of 6

Key Benefits

Aromatherapy: The natural fragrance of Palo Santo has a grounding and calming effect that can help to reduce stress, anxiety and promote feelings of well-being.

Spiritual purification: It is believed that the smoke from burning Palo Santo can purify and cleanse a space or object of negative energy, making it a popular choice for spiritual practices.

Cold and flu remedy: The essential oil of Palo Santo is said to have anti-inflammatory and decongestant properties, making it useful for treating colds and flu.

Insect repellent: The wood and essential oil of Palo Santo have been used as a natural insect repellent to keep mosquitoes and other bugs away.

Relief from respiratory issues: Inhaling the smoke or steam of palo santo is said to be helpful in providing relief from respiratory issues such as allergies, asthma, and sinusitis.

It is important to note that there is not enough scientific research to support these traditional claims and It's always best to consult a healthcare professional before using for medical purposes. And also It's important to use sustainably and responsibly harvested palo santo

How to use

Light the end of the stick with a flame, such as a lighter or a match.
Once it has caught fire, blow out the flame so that the stick is smoldering and producing smoke.
Use the smoke to cleanse the area or object you wish to purify. This can be done by wafting the smoke with your hand or a feather, or by using a shell or clay bowl to catch the ash.
When you're done, you can use the ash as an offering or bury it in the ground, after that you can extinguish the stick by pressing it against a fireproof surface.
It's important to note that some cultures and people might have a different way of using palo santo, it's best to inform yourself about the cultural significance of the practice and follow local regulations.