What is Palo Santo?
Bursera graveolens, known in Spanish as Palo Santo (“holy stick”), is a wild tree native to Mexico, Peru and Venezuela. The tree belongs to the same family (Burseracea) as frankincense and myrrh. When ignited Palo Santo gives a woodsy, fine citrus and wild vanilla aroma. When the wood is ground up to make powder is it regularly used in the production of incense
Traditional Usages of Palo Santo
Palo Santo is a commonly used incense in ceremonies for South America People. Shamans and Healers have regarded this as a Holy Stick and is a main component in rituals of healing, smudging and for purifying purposes.
Is Herbs America’s Palo Santo Sustainable Harvested.
Herbs America only sources our Palo Santo from area that are plentiful and are not in risk of over harvesting. Our Palo Santo is sustainable harvested only from dead trees.