How to Use Palo Santo We recommend you use a candle to ignite your stick of Palo Santo. Hold it at about a 45-degree angle and point the tip down toward the flame of your candle. If the sticks were a little wet, you might have some problems lighting them so make sure to store them dry.Allow the stick to burn for about 30 secs, then blow it out. A stream of smoke will rise from the embers and spread into the environment. You can hold it in your hand or place the stick on an incense holder.Palo Santo, which means “holy wood” or “wood of the saints”, is a mystical tree that grows on the coast of South America and is related to Frankincense, Myrrh, and Copal. Healing. Palo Santo is traditionally used as a natural remedy for colds and flu, as well as symptoms of stress. It is also known to relieve asthma, headaches, anxiety, depression, and reduce inflammation. As an essential oil, palo santo is great for aromatherapy and can also be used during therapeutic massages. Burning Palo Santo sticks is a sacred practice used by Indigenous communities of the Andes to cleanse their space and ward off evil spirits. Bursera graveolens, known in Spanish as palo santo, is a wild tree native from the Yucatán Peninsula to Peru and Venezuela. Bursera graveolens is found in the seasonally dry tropical forests of Mexico, Venezuela, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and on the Galápagos Islandsenefits of Palo SantoHealingPalo Santo is traditionally used as a natural remedy for colds and flu, as well as symptoms of stress. It is also known to relieve asthma, headaches, anxiety, depression, and reduce inflammation. As an essential oil, palo santo is great for aromatherapy and can also be used during therapeutic massages. Palo Santo essential oil can also be added to candles, soaps, scrubs, and body lotions to cleanse and moisturize the skin. Known for its calming effect, it also supports the immune and nervous systems which helps with faster recovery from illness. Palo Santo tea supposedly acts as a natural digestive aid.The holy wood also contains a high concentration of a compound called d-limonene. A compound that is thought to aid in the prevention of a variety of cancers.
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