Palo Santo means Holy Wood in Spanish. It is used in smudging rituals for energy cleansing and healing properties like Sage and Cedar. It is believed to bring good fortune and widely used during meditation. The people of Peru and Ecuador use it to keeps away mosquitoes and other flying insects.
Palo Santo is traditionally used for relieving colds, stress, anxiety, inflammation, depression, headaches and more. Palo is amazing when used to calm the nervous system and contains high levels of D-Limonene and Monoterpenes. The essential oil extracted from Palo santo is commonly used during massage therapy to assist in healing.