This is a fine pure powdered wood from Ecuador, perfect for use in creating your own incense cones or blends or burned on it own. An extremely healing and purifying tradtional incense wood. The scent of Palo Santo lingers after it is burned in a beautiful way, sweet, clean, and woody , with a slight star anise like fragrance. It leaves a sacred atmosphere.
This price is for 20 grams (about 3/4 oz)
Palo Santo Wood
Bursera graveolens, known in Spanish as Palo Santo ("holy wood") is a tree that inhabits the coast of Ecuador. It is widely used in folk medicine. Aged heartwood is rich in terpenes such as limonene and a-terpineol and has a wonderful clean woody scent. (I love the smell of Palo Santo to start the day)
Palo Santo is a ecologically and sustainably harvested wood gathered on Ecuador's Pacific coast.This product is elaborated without harming the Palo Santo tree. We only process wood that has been found to have died naturally in the forest.
The use of Palo Santo from Bursera Graveolens is traditional in South America . According to the local customs, it is used against the "mala energia" (bad energy)
"Palo Santo para limpiar tu casa de la mala energia, Palo Santo para la buena suerte" or "Palo Santo to clean your house of bad energy, Palo Santo for good luck"
Every country in every part of the world has its botanical treasures, the greatest of which are so important to the society that they become pillars of the culture. Palo Santo is one such medicine. It's healing powers are so numerous that it has served as a panacea for areas of South America for centuries. Its use in sacred ritual is so powerful that it is an essential tool for Shamans and Saints alike. And its aroma is so incredible that it stands among the greatest of the world's fragrant woods. Because of the extraordinary blessings it bestows upon those who have the good fortune use it, over time, plant-medicines such as Palo Santo reach divine-like status in the hearts and minds of the people.