Palo Santo Incense Sticks

Palo Santo Incense Sticks


Peruvian Palo Santo Incense Sticks that is sustainably-sourced & ethically wildcrafted.

The heartwood of Palo Santo has been used in aromatherapy, meditation, energetic purification of space (a.k.a. smudging), for centuries by the Incas and indigenous people of the Andes as a spiritual remedy for purifying and cleansing, as well as for medicinal purposes. It has a fine citrus aroma with underlying notes of frankincense, its close relative.

1 to 2 ounces. 5 sticks per package

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All of our Bursera graveolens products are cut from the heartwood of naturally fallen trees & produced in strict accordance with governmental guidelines regulating the collection, processing, & global distribution of Palo Santo. We support responsible, regenerative sourcing practices, & contribute to active reforestation efforts to ensure a long-term supply of the Bursera graveolens tree for future generations. Sustainably sourced from Peru. The uplifting and pleasantly aromatic smoke enhances the vibration of any environment, facilitates creativity, and attracts positive energy for those open to its magik!

Unlike conventional incense which burns completely after lighting, Palo Santo may be relit many times. When lighting, allow the wood to burn to less than a minute, then blow the flame out. The magik of Palo Santo is in the alchemical process that happens after the death of a limb or a tree. In order for the Palo Santo to gain its magikal and medicinal properties it must die, and it must be a natural death of a wise old limb or tree.

Palo Santo trees live for 80 to 90 years. After its death, the tree must remain in its natural habitat for 4 to 10 years to complete its metamorphosis. Only then will its spiritual,, 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.

Through its healing scent and supernal smoke, palo santo can provide energetic protection, remove bad energy, uplift the spirit, and bring good luck as well as repel mosquitoes and treat a headache. In the ethno-botanical systems of the Andes Palo Santo is also used as a feline stimulant (similar to catnip),for colds*, asthma*, allergies*, stress, anxiety, sea sickness, migraine, arthritis, neck aces, cervical pain, meditation and relaxation.

Aroma Description: warm, delicately sweet, rosy-woodsy, slightly citrus

Element Association: Air

Magical Associations: Good fortune,, Protection

Astrological Association: Gemini, Virgo, Aquarius

Planetary Association: Mercury

Mixes Well With: benzoin, copal-black, copal-gold, copal-white, frankincense, iris root, lavender, myrrh, oak moss, sandalwood, tolu balsam, tonka beans, vanilla, etc.

Tea Preparation For the flu, cough, asthma: Prepare tea or Infusions: Boil the Sticks for fifteen minutes, filter and drink with a natural sweetener at night. 10-12 sticks can be used to prepare 30 cups of tea.