Palo Santo Essential Oil
BOTANICAL NAME: Bursera Graveolens
PLANT PART: Wood
EXTRACTION METHOD: Steam distilled
DESCRIPTION: A thin, clear, pale yellow to light brown liquid.
AROMATIC SUMMARY: A top note with a medium aroma, with a fresh, intense woody aroma with a slight hint of citrus.
BLENDS WITH: Cedarwood, Sandalwood and other wood oils.
BENEFITS AND USES: Palo Santo is a grounding oil that is highly regarded for spiritual applications Apply a few drops topically to your temples, the nape of your neck, your heart, or the soles of your feet while meditating to ward off negative emotions and create a sense of peace and calm
FACTS OF INTEREST: Palo Santo Oil is concentrated, and found only in the interior of the tree’s trunk. It can take up to 10 years to produce the oil. The average life of the tree is between 80 and 90 years, but because of over-harvesting, only tree branches that have fallen naturally to the ground are used for the distillation of this oil. The natives in Ecuador have used it to perfume their homes. It was also used in rituals by shamans. panish for “holy wood” or “sacred wood,”. Like Frankincense, Palo Santo is known for being an uplifting oil that can be used to help deepen your connection as you seek purpose or engage in prayer or meditation. Traditionally used as a spiritual oil to ward off negative energies and protect against harmful spiritual influences, this oil can be a great addition to your on-the-go essential oil collection to help create a more peaceful, manageable day.
Cautions: Dilute before using. For external use only. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.