Botany: There are two types of Palo Santo trees from Ecuador - northern and southern. The southern trees produce the most oil. Palo Santo is part of the Burseraceae botanical family. The Palo Santo tree is protected by the government. A permit is required to harvest the oil from dead trees or fallen branches from dead trees, that have been lying on the ground for at least two years.
Other Common Names: Holy Wood
Scent Profile: Top to mid note with a woodsy aroma that is fresh and musky with a hint of citrus.
Soothes musculoskeletal inflammation
Grounding and calming for anxiety, depression, and insomnia.
Supports the respiratory system against coughs, colds, and the flu.
Soothing to the mind and comforting during times of emotional turbulence
Provides a state of concentration for meditation
Blends well with: Angelica Root, Clary Sage, Cypress, Frankincense, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, Myrrh, Orange, Sandalwood, Spikenard, and Valerian.
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