Palo Santo Essential Oil
Botanical name: Bursera graveolens
Note: top to middle
Common method of extraction: steam distillation
Parts used: dead branches and wood
Fragrance: fresh, minty, musky, resinous, very strong, woody
About the plant: Native to Mexico, Peru, Ecuador, and Venezuela, palo santo is a tree that grows to a height of up to 60 feet tall with gray bark, green leaves, and small flowers.
Spiritual uses: Palo santo is well-loved in shamanic circles. It purifies the energy of a sacred circle or ceremonial practice while invoking the energy of the ancestors to join forces with the shamanic practitioner.
Mental uses: This sacred wood helps you return to center when you feel out of balance. It helps you focus and set aside fears and distractions so that you can continue to achieve your goals.
Emotional uses: Palo santo helps to draw out dark, negative emotions so that they can be released.
Physical uses: Use this oil, which eases congestion, to help clear your breathing passages. Or add it to pain-relieving and inflammation-reducing blends.
Therapeutic properties: analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, diuretic, insecticidal
For your safety: Do not use if pregnant or nursing.
Excerpted from The Essential Guide to Aromatherapy and Vibrational Healing by Margaret Ann Lembo
Palo Santo is also available in a 2oz Spray
©Margaret Ann Lembo 2015/2016
Hand labeled and bottled by staff of The Crystal Garden, Inc.
Located in Boynton Beach, FL -close to West Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Fort Lauderdale
877-444-5099 • www.TheCrystalGarden.com
For external use only. Shake well.