Palo Santo oil
What is it?
Palo Santo (Bursera graveolens) also known as sacred wood is a plant that produces a powerful essential oil known for boosting the immune system and fighting inflammation. Palo santo comes from a tree species native to the tropical dry forests of Ecuador, Mexico and the Yucatán Peninsula in Peru. Essential oil is extracted from the wood of Palo Santo.
What to use for?
Palo santo oil can be used in aromatherapy, and has many soothing and restorative effects. This exclusive oil is used, among other things, to soothe and release energy. In addition, it can be used in various rituals to purify the space. Palo Santo is also used by shamans in special purification ceremonies and rituals.
Palo Santo has a warm, sweet, soft scent that works on your mood. The scent is soothing and brings a peaceful, warm atmosphere. Palo Santo brings peace to depression, tension and negative feelings. Positive feelings are stimulated.
Palo Santo helps support the immune system in times of stress and illness. It calms the nervous system and helps to recover faster from illness, chronic fatigue syndrome or emotional pain.
Palo Santo oil contains many active oils, including high concentrations of D-Limonene and Monotropenes which are said to be very helpful in fighting cancer symptoms.
How to use?
For a natural headache remedy and instant relief, dilute a few drops of water and dissolve the vapors with a diffuser when a headache strikes. Or rub some palo santo mixed with coconut oil on your temples and neck.
With a cold or flu, apply a few drops to the chest at heart level. You can also add a few drops to your bath.
For complaints such as arthritis, injuries, chronic neck or back pain and sore muscles, apply several drops with a carrier oil directly to the point of pain three times a day.
For muscle, bone and joint pain, massage the oil into the skin until the oil is absorbed.