Palo Santo Sticks
An aromatic incense, palo santo is a natural wood, known for centuries by the incas and other indigenous cultures as a spiritual remedy. used for purifying, cleansing, and getting rid of evil spirits, misfortune and calamity.
Palo Santo (Bursera graveolens) is a special tree native to Central America. Known as the “holy tree” in Spanish, Palo Santo sticks are harvested and used for their cleansing, medicinal and therapeutic properties.
The sticks are used widely throughout Peru, Ecuadorand neighboring countries. Palo Santo wood is 100% sustainable as it is harvested by hand from dead trees, without the use of dangerous chemicals.
The smoke from burnt Palo Santo sticks creates a calm and comforting environment for many occasions such as meditation, yoga, reading and healing. Palo Santo smoke is also a powerful mosquito deterrent and the wood itself carries natural antibacterial chemicals, which is why it was widely used in shamanic healing rituals.