- 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 during times of emotional turbulence
- Provides a quiet head space for meditative practices to invoke wisdom and enlightenment.
- Sedative and provides a soothing and grounding aura for night time sleep rituals.
- Supports the respiratory system against coughs, colds, and the flu.
- Supports the Third Eye chakra associated with intuition and imagination.
- Blends well with: Angelica Root, Clary Sage, Cypress, Frankincense, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, Myrrh, Orange, Patchouli, Sandalwood, Spikenard, and Valerian.
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