Collection: Premium Palo Santo for Cleansing and Healing

Premium Palo Santo sticks and essential oil from a certified sustainable source. Palo Santo, or 'holy wood', is a fragrant wood native to South America, commonly used in spiritual rituals for its cleansing and healing properties, and also as a natural insect repellent and in aromatherapy for its soothing scent.

Read about The Healing Properties of Palo Santo.

The Palo Santo tree, Bursera graveolens
The Palo Santo tree, Bursera graveolens

This Palo Santo oil is very pure and helps me feel calm, and eases my stress. I mix it with a carrier oil and apply it to my body and hair; the smell of this excellent essential oil lasts a whole day. I will repurchase it!

Luke Wilczak

This Palo Santo essential oil is the finest I've ever had the pleasure of using. You will not find a better quality Palo Santo oil on the market. I highly recommend purchasing!

Melissa Mauselle

Simply the best... Amazing quality! I shaved a few sticks into copaiba balsam oil to create a lovely oil and it's very soothing. Couldn't be happier!!

Matt G

Palo Santo Oil and Wood FAQ

General Information

What is Palo Santo?

Palo Santo, or "holy wood," is a tree native to South America, traditionally used for its aromatic wood and oil in spiritual rituals.

What are the benefits of Palo Santo oil?

Palo Santo oil is known for its calming and cleansing properties, often used in aromatherapy to reduce stress, improve mood, and promote relaxation.

How is Palo Santo wood used?

Palo Santo wood is commonly burned to release its fragrant smoke, which is used for cleansing spaces, meditation, and spiritual rituals.

What does Palo Santo smell like?

Palo Santo has a sweet, woody aroma with hints of mint, citrus, and pine, which becomes more intense when burned or distilled into oil.

Is Palo Santo oil safe for topical use?

Yes, but it should be diluted with a carrier oil to avoid skin irritation. Always perform a patch test before widespread use.

Sourcing and Sustainability

Where does Palo Santo come from?

Palo Santo primarily comes from countries in South America, including Peru, Ecuador, and Bolivia.

Is Palo Santo endangered?

Some Palo Santo species are considered at risk due to overharvesting. Ensure you purchase from sustainable and ethical sources.

How is Palo Santo harvested sustainably?

Sustainable harvesting involves collecting wood from naturally fallen trees and branches, ensuring minimal impact on the environment.

What certifications should I look for when buying Palo Santo?

Look for certifications like Fair Trade, Organic, and Sustainable Forestry to ensure ethical and environmentally friendly practices.

Why is sustainable Palo Santo important?

Sustainable sourcing helps preserve the Palo Santo population and supports the livelihoods of indigenous communities.

Usage and Application

How do you burn Palo Santo wood?

Light a stick, let it burn for about 30 seconds, then blow out the flame. Allow the smoke to spread in the desired area.

Can Palo Santo oil be used in diffusers?

Yes, adding a few drops of Palo Santo oil to a diffuser can help create a calming and purifying atmosphere.

What are the spiritual uses of Palo Santo?

Palo Santo is used in rituals to cleanse negative energy, attract positive vibes, and enhance meditation and prayer.

How often should you use Palo Santo?

Use Palo Santo as needed, whether for daily meditation, weekly space cleansing, or during special rituals.

Can Palo Santo be combined with other oils?

Yes, Palo Santo blends well with oils like lavender, frankincense, and cedarwood for enhanced aromatherapy benefits.

Health and Safety

Are there any side effects of using Palo Santo oil?

Some may experience skin irritation or allergic reactions. Always dilute and perform a patch test before use.

Is Palo Santo safe for pets?

Use caution as the smoke and essential oils can be harmful to pets if ingested or inhaled in large amounts.

Can Palo Santo oil be ingested?

No, Palo Santo oil should not be ingested as it can be toxic and cause serious health issues.

What should I do if I experience an allergic reaction to Palo Santo?

Discontinue use immediately and consult a healthcare professional if you experience any adverse reactions.

How should Palo Santo products be stored?

Store Palo Santo wood and oil in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight to maintain their quality and potency.