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Palo Santo

SKU: 1896-5mL
  • Bursera graveolens

    Common Method of Extraction: Steam distillation

    Parts Used: Wood

    Chakra Association: Root, Third Eye and Crown

    Note Classification: Middle/Top

    Aroma: Sweet, woody, citrusy, and slightly minty

    Largest Producing Country: Ecuador

    Traditional Use: Used for cleansing impurities from skin, body and home.

    Properties: anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, antiseptic

    Mental, Emotional Effects: Calming and grounding to the mind, helps ease depression, remorse and anxiety.

    Benefits: Colds, allergies, asthma, inflammation of joints and muscles, regenerates skin.

    Blends Well With: Cedarwood and sandalwood

    Of Interest: The natives of Ecuador have used Palo Santo mainly to protect themselves from mosquitoes.  Shamans use this oil to clear negative energy from the body.  Palo santo is translated as “Saint Wood” and is used in Catholic churches in Central America to cleanse the space, preparing it for spiritual connection.

    Safety Data: Do not apply undiluted to the skin. For external use only. Do not ingest. Avoid during pregnancy.


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