Palo Santo is a revered wood sourced from the Palo Santo tree, which is native to South America. Its name, translating to "holy wood," signifies its spiritual significance. When burned, its smoke is embraced for its perceived ability to promote a sense of wellness and tranquility.
Traditionally used for spiritual purification, energy cleansing, and as an aid in healing practices, Palo Santo is believed to offer various potential benefits. Among these are fostering creativity, invoking a sense of protection, bestowing blessings, and potentially attracting love and positive energy. Many find it an excellent accompaniment to meditation, as its aromatic essence is thought to elevate one's spiritual connection with nature.
Though not scientifically validated, some individuals find Palo Santo's aroma uplifting and claim it aids in raising their spiritual vibration. While it's cherished for its aromatic qualities, claims of specific physical healing effects such as relieving symptoms of common colds, stress, headaches, anxiety, inflammation, and emotional trauma are based on historical beliefs and personal experiences.