This 100% pure, undiluted palo santo essential oil is a rare find. We tried samples from many different places while looking to source of a quality that we felt happy to stock.
Palo Santo Oil or “Holy Wood” is a unique oil from South America, and one that is highly regarded in the spiritual realms with shaman and indigenous people having used it for thousands of years for its powerful healing properties.
The name Palo Santo translates to "Holy" or "Sacred Wood". The magic of Palo Santo is in the alchemical process that happens after the death of a limb or a tree. A Palo Santo trees typically lives for 80 to 90 years, then after a natural death process, a wise old limb or tree must remain in its natural habitat for 4 to 10 years to complete its metamorphosis. Only then do its sacred, medicinal and mystical properties come alive.
Increasingly the healing properties of Palo Santo are finding their way into the rest of the world as one of the truly great resins of Mother Earth. It has capacities in both physical and metaphysical realms. Palo Santo has more recently caught the attention of western scientific researchers for it chemical properties which include limonene and monoterpenes that are being studied for their anti-cancer effects.
However this “Sacred Wood” its mostly known, through its healing scent and sacred smoke, for providing energetic protection, removal of bad energies, upliftment of the spirit and bringing good luck as well as repelling mosquitoes and treating headaches.
Properties: In aromatherapy, Palo Santo Essential Oil is considered to be antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial. It can be used as part of a remedy for bronchial coughs, colds, nasal flues, allergies and asthma. It is said to have excellent absorption properties and can be used in massage therapy to relieve pain and inflammation of the muscles and joints, and regenerates skin conditions, promote skin nutrition, healing and flexibility.
Palo Santo Essential Oil can generate states of calmness and relaxation and is beneficial for meditation, concentration, and for enhancing creativity and learning. In spiritual aromatherapy, it can be used as perfume to release negative energy and to purify and cleanse the spirit.
Benefits: Relieves stress, sadness, bad mood, headaches, panic and anxiety. How to use: put a few drops of Shamans Market Palo Santo Essential Oil, diluted 3 to 1, on the chest at heart level, on the nose, on the side of the head (temples), on the back of the neck - 3 times a day - and on the soles of the feet at night before bedtime.
Enhances meditation and relaxation. How to use: dilute a few drops of Shamans Market Palo Santo Essential Oil into distilled water and place in an atomizer bottle.
Traditional Uses: Repels insects.
How to use: Apply Palo Santo Essential Oil, diluted 3 to 1, on the exposed skin or dilute a few drops of full strength into distilled water and place in an atomizer bottle.
Treats flu, cold, cough, asthma and allergies.
How to use: put a few drops of Palo Santo Essential Oil, diluted 3 to 1, on the chest at heart level, on the nose, on the temples, on the back of the neck - 3 times a day - and on the soles of the feet at night before bedtime.
Treats psoriasis, acne, wounds and sprains.
How to use: Apply Palo Santo Essential Oil, diluted 3 to 1, on the affected area so that it enters the skin 3 times a day.
Treats arthritis, neck pain and muscle aches. How to use: Only when there is pain, put a few drops of Palo Santo Essential Oil, diluted 3 to 1,directly on the point of pain massaging the area until the oil is absorbed - 3 times a day - then protect the part with a bandage.