Palo Santo (Holy Wood) Love Engraved Smudge (2) Sticks
Palo Santo (Bursera Graveolens) is the species of tree grown in the tropical forests of several South American countries extending from Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula to Ecuador. It is an aromatic citrus tree and part of the family of plants that includes frankincense and myrrh. Palo Santo is a Spanish term, which literally means “holy wood (or stick).” The name aptly describes the tree’s beneficial effects as it is known to provide health, physical, and spiritual benefits. Palo Santo smudge sticks and essential oils are the two major products derived from the mystical tree.
Palo Santo offer many ceremonial benefits to naturally heal and energetically cleanse oneself. In preparation for meditation, Palo Santo smudge sticks are burned to draw positive energies and keep them grounded. Its scent is uplifting–raising vibration levels in order to facilitate a mind, body, and spirit connection. It also boosts creativity, positive feelings, and good fortune!
As an alternative medicine method, Palo Santo smudge sticks are said to yield healing benefits. The aromatic scent from the burning of the Palo Santo smudge sticks can help those with common ailments such as colds, flu, stomach ache, rheumatism, asthma and inflammation. It is also effective for other ailments such as stress, headaches, and depression.
Spiritual Cleansing: New Home or Office? Need to clear the mind for a meditation or yoga session? Finding yourself in a “spiritually low” mood? Clear negative energies with a smudging ritual and create a space for healing and positive energies to take over.