Palo Santo (Holy Stick) is a natural wood used for centuries by the Incas and the indigenous people of the Andes as a spiritually cleansing incense. It is burned to remove bad spirits and misfortune, and often ceremonially by shamans. These sticks are from wood sustainably collected from deadfall of the native trees in Ecuador. The organization that we import these from reforests thousands of Bursera Graveolens trees every year that are destroyed from livestock and agricultural land use. I love that through using this incense we are also able to support the trees that they came from.
The scent of Palo Santo has sweet citrus-like overtones and a powerfully uplifting essence that will make you want to bathe in the smoke.
To use, light the end of a stick with a candle or match for 20 seconds and then blow out the flame, allowing the smoke to continue filling the space for a few minutes. Each stick can be used many times before it burns all the way through.
• Bundle of three palo santo sticks, each approx. 4'' long