Palo Santo Wood Incense

Holy Wood '1st Grade' (Peru) 'Fallen Only' Sustainably Harvested
100g (3.52 oz.) Incense

Palo Santo, Sustainably Harvested, taken from the wood/branches of trees that fell naturally, most Palo Santo isn't we took the time to get the best and sustainable one. Though thinking about various energies and how they can impact your overall wellness might not be part of your day-to-day right now but there is a sensing a shift. There’s a rise and a growth of consciousness around energy and spirituality. We’re starting to turn to these more ancient practices from cultures that live closer to the land. Palo Santo, which means “wood of the saints” or “holy wood”, is a mystical tree that grows on South America’s coast which is related to Myrrh, Frankincense and Copal. It originates from the South American native Indians. Hundreds of years ago they used it already during rituals to heal from negative influences and clear the aura. Whether it is a problem at work or a stressed-out partner bringing you down at home, Palo Santo is believed to show harmful and agitated energy the door (literally), bring in positive energies allowing you to approach situations with an unburdened mind.

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Ancient Purity Presents…Palo Santo. In Europe people choose to buy Palo Santo (Bursera graveolens) to clean their living spaces or just for the aroma in its purest form. This aroma can be described as a wooden, warm and light with a sweet touch that occasionally slips trough. In comparison with white sage (Which is used for the same purpose), Palo Santo gives off a gorgeous mild scent. We at Ancient Purity can’t imagine anybody who would not be pleased by the natural, spiritual scent. With information frequently at our fingertips many people are looking into alternative methods to wellness which do not rely on modern medicine’s rapid fixes. What was once an ancient tradition, energy cleansing is on a successful comeback tour thanks in part to Palo Santo. Before you know it you might start crediting for your enhanced wellness. Here is everything you need to know about it…

Palo Santo Wood – Information & Points of Interest

  • Palo Santo (Holy Wood) Wood from Peru.
  • Sustainably Harvested.
  • The 'Wood of the Saints.
  • Spiritual Purification.
  • Clear Negative Energy.
  • Restore Tranquillity & Calm Emotions.
  • Lovely Earthy, Sweet & Citrusy Scent.
  • For Centuries Used by South American Indian Shamans.
  • Traditionally Used as a Natural Remedy for Colds & Flu.
  • It is Believed to Relieve Asthma, Headaches, Nervousness, Low Mood & Reduce Inflammation.
  • Deep Relaxation.
  • Medicinal Smoke.

Burn Palo Santo & Feel the Experience

Medicinal Smoke

Throughout South America, for centuries, Palo Santo has been burned as an energy cleanser. The ritual originates from Incan tradition that says the wood’s smoke, burned during spiritual rituals and ceremonies, is medicinal. Burning these sticks is a sacred practice used by Indigenous communities of the Andes to cleanse their space and ward off evil spirits. This practice is called smudging. It is a spiritual practice where you clear your energy fields using a piece of burning Palo Santo. Like sage, which is predominantly used by Native Americans, South American shamans were convinced burning Palo Santo had similar properties capable of resetting energy that was tainted by conflict or negativity. It also is believed to neutralise issues before they ever begin. Palo Santo even has the power to draw benevolence and sacredness to a space, says Jonathan Hammond, spiritual counsellor, shamanic practitioner, and author of The Shaman’s Mind. 

“Shapeshifting requires the ability to transcend your attachments, in particular your ego attachments to identity and who you are. If you can get over your attachment to labelling yourself and your cherishing of your identity, you can be virtually anybody. You can slip in and out of different shells, even different animal forms or deity forms.” - Zeena Schreck

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Palo Santo Gives

Natural Insect Repellent…Smudging in the summer months provides the benefit of warding off insects such as mosquitoes in a natural, non-harmful way. Palo Santo features aromatic resins and volatile oils that communicate a warning sign to pesky bugs, but without the harsh chemicals of regular products.

Calming the Mind… The symptoms and causes of chronic low mood, restlessness and sleep disorders are complex. Palo Santo wood doesn’t boast a cure, but a smudging practice integrated as part of a bigger healing plan can offer some relief. You can see it as aromatherapy; releasing a calming fragrance to the limbic and olfactory systems of your body and brain and in turn creating a feeling of relaxation and calmness.

Physical Ailments…This mystical wood Palo is used to help with a wide range of ailments including: headaches, colds, flus, nervousness, low mood, respiratory issues, and emotional trauma. Palo Santo tea (Made by simmering some wood in hot water) acts as a natural digestive aid. 

Energetic Protection & the Removal of Negativity… When used for burning or smudging, Palo Santo can eliminate negative energy, creating a calmer, more serene space. Set an intention about what you wish to clear out of your space. Then move from corner to corner, removing any bad vibes, uplifting your spirit, and filling your house with good fortune.

Use while Travelling... Unlike a sage bundle, Palo Santo wood is perfectly proportioned for spiritual travellers who spend a lot of time away from home. Palo Santo sticks are well-paired with hikes, car rides and other travel experiences. People are known to cleanse their hotel and motel rooms before bedtime for a more peaceful rest.

A Slow Burn for Deep Benefits

Deepen your Connection to the Earth with Palo Santo Wood

One of our planet’s most fragrant woods, Palo Santo has a sweet scent of pine, mint, and lemon. For centuries, it has been a harbinger of good fortune and healing. Shamans, saints, and those seeking a more intense spiritual connection with the universe use Palo Santo to experience, protect, and heal. If meditation is the yin, Palo Santo is the yang. The uplifting aroma is the ideal partner for your meditation practice. Raise your vibration, and discover peace and balance as you sink into a deeper connection to Mother Earth and your inner consciousness. Burn Palo Santo sticks for ritual smudging that’ll welcome good fortune, creativity and love into your space.

Palo Santo can aid brighten energy promoting feelings of joy and positivity. The scent is also shown to reduce stress and nervousness, and enhance concentration and clarity. Can we wax on a bit here about the remarkable, lasting scent of a Palo Santo smudge? For our bedrooms, kitchens, workspaces and vehicles, citrus’ brightness, marked with its natural heritage’s ancient notes, bring a uniquely clarifying fragrance to every room. The benefit of burning Palo Santo in a smudging practice is its lingering scent.

Look to the Future through an Ancient Method

Palo Santo… Closing Thoughts

Palo Santo is a sacred tree native to South America. Indigenous cultures from Latin America have used its wood in traditional spiritual and healing ceremonies for hundreds of years. A cousin of both frankincense and myrrh, Palo Santo literally means "holy wood," and it's a rightful name given its history. When it burns, the aromatic wood releases lemon, mint, and pine notes—an invigorating, grounding fragrance that is believed to have a number of benefits. Healers and shamans, often called Curanderos, traditionally used Palo Santo’s energising and healing properties to cleanse negative energy, purify air, and dispel evil spirits. The wood has also long been used therapeutically to soothe flu and cold symptoms, low mood, emotional issues, and other ailments.

It is believed that Palo Santo’s uplifting aroma is conducive to relaxation and meditation and that it both boosts creativity and brings good fortune. Interestingly, these properties are solely found when a Palo Santo tree dies naturally and is given time to decompose for 5 to 8 years. That gives the oils in the wood enough time to fully mature before it is harvested and processed into sticks or essential oils.
“Being present is being connected to All Things.” - S. Kelley Harrell

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  • 1st Grade Palo Santo - 100% Natural.
  • Sustainably Harvested.
  • Produced to ecological standards, free from agro-chemicals, non-irradiated and GMO-free.
  • Light a Palo Santo stick with a candle, lighter, or match. Hold the stick downward at a 45-degree angle.
  • Let the stick burn for 30 seconds.
  • Blow out the flame.
  • Place the stick in a heatproof dish to let it burn.
  • Origin: Peru.
  • Size: 100g.
  • Storage: Store in a Dry Place.

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