Palo Santo is a natural aromatic tree native to South America. The name translates into English as ‘Holy Wood’, ‘Saint Wood” or ‘Sacred Tree. It has been utilized for millennia by shamans and native peoples for healing and/or in sacred ceremonies. When burned it is commonly used for cleansing the psychophysical space and directing prayers to the spirit world. It can also be used to enhance internal equanimity having a calming and relaxing effect upon the mind, body, and spirit.
Traditionally the wood of the Palo Santo Tree is more commonly worked with and known. We are pleased to have found a source of the resin that comes from the tree. It is very powerful and aromatic, a little bit goes a long way.