We're pleased to offer this limited batch of highly resinous "long" Palo Santo sticks! Measuring 7-9 inches long, 1-2 inches wide for an extended burn.
4 oz yields approximately 2-3 sticks
8 oz yields approximately 4-6 sticks
Sweet Palo Santo wood, also known as Holy Wood, has been used since ancient times by the Incas as a spiritual remedy for purifying and cleansing. It is said to cleanse a space of negative energies. Palo Santo wood is harvested under government supervision by the natives of the Peruvian jungle. Palo Santo trees often drop their twigs and branches and the wood is collected from the ground. No trees are destroyed in the collection of our wood.
Mixes wonderfully with the copal resins, sandalwood, vanilla, balsams, benzoin, etc.
Synonyms: Holy wood, Bulnesia sarmienti
Origin: South America; most notably the tropical forests of Peru
Parts Used: wood
Aroma Description: warm, delicately sweet, rosy-woodsy
Emotional Attributes: cleansing/purifying, strengthening
Cosmetic Uses: perfumery, aromatherapy
Culinary Uses: once a flavoring for the food industry
Medicinal Attributes: bitter, antiseptic, used to reduce tension, inflammation and to control convulsions. Treats acne, wounds and dermatitis
Element Association: Air
Magical Associations: Luck
Astrological Association: Gemini, Virgo, Aquarius
Planetary Association: Mercury
Season: Spring, Summer
Aromatic Note: Base to Middle note
Essential Oil: Yes, a steam distilled essential oil is made, though very difficult to find.
Mixes Well With: benzoin, copal-black, copal-gold, copal-white, frankincense, iris root, lavender, myrrh, oakmoss, sandalwood, tolu balsam, tonka beans, vanilla, etc.
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