Set of 3 Peruvian Palo Santo sticks with burlap carrying pouch.
Palo Santo is a mystical tree and is part of the Burseraceae family along with Frankincense, Myrrh and Copal. Palo Santo means "Holy Wood" in Spanish. The tree mainly grows in South and Central America. Much like sage, the bark is used for its energetic cleansing and healing properties. Although the tip is lit on fire and then releases the soothing aroma via smoke, it doesn't need to be lit because it has it's fragrance raw. It has a fresh smelling smoke with hints of mint and citrus that work well in keeping away mosquitoes and other flying insects.
Traditionally only parts of the tree that have died naturally are harvested. Although this is regulated by the government of Peru, with the rise in popularity the trees have begun to be illegally cut and harvested. It is important to acquire sustainably grown and harvested Palo Santo. Our Palo Santo is sourced from a grower in Peru, and each time a tree is harvested, one is planted.