Latin name: Bursera graveolens
Also know as: Sacred Wood, Holy wood, St. Anthony`s wood, Palosanto, Mallka Waki, vera, ibiocaí
Our Palo Santo are very fragrant freshly cut sticks from Ecuador. Approximate sizes: 1cm x 10cm
Palo Santo is the wood of a tree that belongs to the same family (Burseraceae) as frankincense and myrrh. The use of Palo Santo is traditional in South America. According to the local customs, it is used against the “mala energia” (bad energy) or “Palo Santo to clean your house of bad energy, Palo Santo for good luck”.
Palo Santo is also used in Ayahuasca ceremonies for centuries as a remedy for purifying and cleansing and to get rid of evil spirits during a ceremony. The smoke of Palo Santo creates an overall peaceful atmosphere full of harmony.
Fragrance: a deep enjoyable wooden aroma with a pleasant warm but sweet touch
Properties: Works peaceful on atmosphere and mind, clears negativity, stimulates happiness