Ethically Harvested Palo Santo Stick
One 4” Hand Harvested Palo Santo Stick.
This Palo Santo (Bursera Graveolens) is ethically harvested. It has been naturally cured on the forest floors of Ecuador for up to 10 years. Despite the fair trade and ethical harvesting of this Palo Santo, it will no longer be restocked after it’s sold out.
PALO SANTO (BURSERA GRAVEOLENS) is a sacred tree that grows in select parts of South America. Palo Santo means Holy Wood or Sacred Wood, and it‘s been used for centuries by shamans in ritual prayer, ceremonies, and healing. It’s rich in brain-oxygenating terpenes such as Limonene and A-Terpineol, which gives the wood its uplifting and positive qualities. It’s use can be traced back to the time of the ancient Incan Empire. it has a prevalent place in native ritualistic medicine, preferred by shamans and healers for its metaphysical properties of purification and clearing negativity. When burned, it’s use as smudge sticks sheds bad energy within one’s home or around oneself. The history of this Sacred Wood also includes using it as incense to generate positive and uplifting energy, smudging to cleanse oneself or space, and also as a repellent to deter insects or animals away from one’s home.