For centuries the indigenous people of the Andes have been using palo santo for spiritual purification and energy cleansing. Palo Santo, which means “holy wood” or “wood of the saints”, is a mystical tree that grows on the coast of South America and is related to Frankincense, Myrrh, and Copal. When the wood is burned it’s believed to clear negative energy and restore tranquility and balance.This practice is called smudging – a spiritual purification practice to cleanse a spaces energy and ward off negative spirits. Each stick can be safely used within your home, sacred space or out in nature.
Uses & Benefits of Palo Santo
+ Use to smoke cleanse all your crystals, sacred space and bless your home
+ Reduces stress with it's lovely sweet, musky citrus relaxing scent wafting in the air
+ Set intentions during the new moon with palo santo
+ Is reported to aid breathing & sleeping
+ Use to raise your energetic vibration
+ Smudging in the summertime helps repel mosquitoes in a natural, non-harmful way.
How to Smudge:
1. Use a herbal bundle, sage, palo santo or any incense by lighting the end with a flame.
2. Blow of the flame on, so all that it remains smoking with an ambered-liked looking tip.
3. Use to clear your energy fields or others, space or object.
4. Express gratitude with a closing prayer or blessing as you wrap up your ritual.
5. End by extingishing the herbal bundle, sage, palo santo or any incense by submerging the burnt end into bowl of water, cup of sand or pot of dirt until no smoke can be seen.
C A U T I O N
Be careful when inhaling the smoke during your meditation ritual. While burning the aroma it may aggravate the chest or lung area for some. Wait until the smoke clears a little before breathing in too deeply. Please end your mediation ritual by extingishing the herbal bundle, sage, palo santo or any incense by submerging the burnt end into bowl of water, cup of sand or pot of dirt until no smoke can be seen.