Palo Santo Wood

Priced at per ounce and bundled by the ounce at Earth Circle Creations, Palo Santo Aromatic Wood has been known to indigenous peoples of the Amazonian region since ancient times to soothe and calm the spirit, rid the home place of negative energy, and for purification and cleansing. It's name, Palo Santo, is Spanish for "holy wood."

Our Palo Santo comes from ancient sacred trees that grow in the Amazonian jungles of Ecuador and Peru.

You can chip this wood into smaller pieces and burn them over coals or make the chips into a tea.

From the heart of the Peruvian jungle grows an incredible thousand-year-old tree! Its natural aroma wraps its surroundings and human species. Palo Santo has been an intrinsic part of the Inca cultures known to come from a "time before it was time" which used to use it in many varied forms: to purify and get rid of the bad spirits, misfortune, and calamities. Today, it is still used as a spiritual incense, unique and totally provided by "THE PACHAMAMA" (Mother Earth), without any alteration by human hands. Palo Santo is very good against insects of all kinds, moth, mosquito, etc. you may carry it or leave it in between your clothes, provides a wonderful and subtle aroma. Palo Santo is under management by the Peruvian Government, so when you buy Palo SAnto you help in the reforestation of the species. When lit, the aroma will fill the environment close by. One stick can last three nights of a full moon (up to 20 hours!).

(Burseara Graveolens) Palo Santo or "Holy Stick" is a natural wood aromatic incense used for centuries by the Incas and indigenous people of the Andes as a spiritual remedy for purifying and cleansing, as well as to get rid of evil spirits and misfortune. as well as for medicinal purposes. It has a fine citrus aroma with underlying notes of frankincense, its close relative. It is often used by shamans in sacred plant spirit ceremonies.

The name Palo Santo means "Holy Wood", and what a fitting name that is. The magic of Palo Santo is in the alchemical process that happens after the death of a limb or a tree. You see, in order for the Palo Santo to gain its magical and medicinal properties it must die, but not just any death – only a natural death of a wise old limb or tree. The Palo Santo trees live for 80 to 90 years. After this death the tree must remain in its natural habitat for 4 to 10 years to complete its metamorphosis. Only then do its sacred, medicinal and mystical properties come alive. Palo Santo has been used for thousands of years in Peru and Ecuador by shamans and healers. Travel today through the Andes Mountains you still find shamans, curanderos, and healers using Palo Santo as part of their ceremonies and healing rituals, evidence that its use more alive than ever in their culture. Increasingly the healing properties of Palo Santo are finding its way into the rest of the world as one of the truly great resins of Mother Earth. It has capacities in both physical and metaphysical realms. Palo Santo has even caught the attention of western scientific researchers for it chemical properties which include limonene and monterpenes that are being studied for their anti cancer effects. It’s truly amazing that this “Holy Wood” can at once, through its healing scent and sacred smoke, provide energetic protection, remove bad energy, uplift the spirit and bring good luck as well as repel mosquitoesand treat a headache.

(size of stick may vary as this is a natural incense product).

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