Palo Santo Wood for Smudging Purposes
Palo Santo (Bursera Graveolens) is a mystical tree that grows on the coast of South America and is related to Frankincense, Myrrh and Copal. In Spanish, the name literally means “Holy Wood”. It is part of the citrus family and has sweet notes of pine, mint and lemon.
Palo Santo is well known for cleansing with properties similar to Sage and Cedar.Cleanse Your Energy, Find Calm, Deepen Your Connection to the Earth with Palo Santo Wood. Burn palo santo sticks or use the charcoal for ritual smudging that will welcome creativity, love, and good fortune into your space.It creates a pleasant, fresh smoke that works well in keeping away mosquitoes and other flying insects.Burning InstructionsUse a candle, match or lighter to ignite your stick of Palo Santo. Hold at about a 45 degree angle pointing the tip down toward the flame. Allow it to burn for about 30 secs to 1 minute and then blow out. Move about your workspace, home, car, bathroom or anywhere you would like to clear the energy.As you take the Palo Santo stick into the corners of each room or space you are cleansing, say aloud: "I ask that the plant spirit of Palo Santo please infuse this space with blessings". A rich smell will fill the air, bringing peace and clarity to the moment.