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tinderbox palo santo essential oil 15ml

Bursera graveolens

Palo Santo means Sacred (or Holy) Wood in Spanish, and the tree is in the same family as frankincense and myrrh. Use for ritual or spiritual practice to ward off evil, enhance connection to Spirit and stay focused. Use in clearing sprays to clear negative energies and negative thinking. Settles anxiety and aids sleep. Use in liniments for aching body areas. Using Palo Santo sourced from Ecuador is environmentally ethical because no trees are clear-felled for the wood; it is harvested only from fallen branches. It is a privilege for Tinderbox to have sourced this rare Shaman's essential oil.

Aroma: Base Note

Perfume: A sweet, balsamic, somewhat earthy aroma with incense-like overtones. The longer and more aged the wood is before being harvested the richer, sweeter and more woody the olfactory notes.

Blends well with: frankincense, myrrh, patchouli, lavender, neroli, rose, ylang ylang, sandalwood

Part of plant used: heartwood

Type of extraction: steam distilled

Grown and manufactured in: Ecuador (wild crafted)

Also known as: sacred wood, holy wood

Precautions: Considered safe in common use such as incense, perfumes and massage blends.


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