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Palo Santo Essential Oil

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About Palo Santo Essential Oil

Anti-inflammatory for muscles and joints. As a decongestant to reduce nasal mucus production and swelling. Nervous system tonic, sedative

The role of Palo Santo in traditional healing:

Traditionally, people living in coastal areas use its smoke to keep away mosquitoes and cleanse the house of “negative spirits.” Since ancient times, shamans and folk healers (curandero) have used it to alleviate colds, allergies, headaches and rheumatic pain. In their spiritual-religious rituals, shamans use Palo Santo as a tool to attract good luck, repel negative energies and communicate better with the spirits.

What makes Palo Santo so special?

Palo Santo essential oil is composed of around 112 chemical compounds which make it antibacterial (alfa-pinene), antiseptic (terminen-4-ol), sedative and insecticide (carvones). But the most important element, limonene (62.88%) is said to have chemotherapeutic properties. The Palo Santo tree grows in the dry forest of the coastal Manabi province in Ecuador. While the growth of the tree is slow owing to hibernation in the dry season, it may live up to 90 years. It’s important to note, however, that the wood of Palo Santo is of no use unless the tree has died of natural causes. If we cut a live Palo Santo tree, we won’t obtain any benefit, and it will have to undergo at least three years of a natural, alchemical process of breaking down before it releases the precious oil. There is a type of white termite that builds its nest on a living tree. When the tree dies, the termite feeds on it until only the skeleton of the tree is left behind. This natural process allows the essence to be absorbed slowly in the skeleton of the tree.

How to Use Palo Santo Essential Oil

The useful properties of Palo Santo essential oil are undoubtedly of interest to everyone. For those that have sensitive noses though, my experience says that less is more with Palo Santo.
It works amazingly well in combinations and blends nicely with citrus, woody and even leafy scents.
The therapeutic uses of Palo Santo essential oil can be helpful to those seeking physical as well as emotional solutions.
Its strong rooted and grounded nature makes it very useful for those looking to take charge of their lives.
Also, for those in search of spiritual awakening, its calming scent keeps the mind free of worldly worries and helps one get in touch with the inner self.

Recipes with Palo Santo

Grounding Blend

Use when you tend to be distracted and need to put your feet on the ground and be more practical.

In a 1 oz bottle of Jojoba oil add the following essential oils:

5 drops Cedarwood Atlas
4 drops Palo Santo
1 drop Patchouli
5 drops of Bergamot (to give it a fresh tone) Stir well.

At night, before bed, apply a couple of drops to the palm of your hands. Rub your hands and close your eyes. Take a deep breath and visualize the feeling of being rooted and nourished by the earth. Experience the feeling of being stable, supported and strong. Then open your eyes, put some more oil on your fingertips and massage your lower back and soles of your feet.

Spiritual Blend

This aromatherapy blend will help you meditate and feel more detached from worldly thoughts.

In a 1 oz bottle of Jojoba oil add the following essential oils:

3 drops Palo Santo
6 drops Lavender
6 drops Frankincense Stir well.

Close your eyes and apply a couple of drops to the palm of your hands. Rub your hands and close your eyes, take several breaths. As you breathe in, feel the scent of this blend lifting up your spirit, separating you from the worries of the day into a calm space.

Use it as many times as you need to relax and reconnect with your higher consciousness.

Anti – Stress and Anti- Anxiety Blend

Palo Santo’s calming and soothing qualities make it a great ingredient for a sleep-well bath.

In ¼ cup of Epson salts mix the following essential oils:

4 drops of Palo Santo
4 drops of Lavender
2 drops of Mandarin

Add this preparation to your bath water. While you soak in the water visualize that all your troubles and worries of the day are flowing down the drain.
Allow the calming qualities of Palo Santo to provide strength and wisdom, and the assurance that tomorrow will be a better day.

For Pain Relief
The combination of Palo Santo with German Chamomile is very effective for all sorts of inflammations and with arthritis pain.

In a 1 oz bottle of Jojoba oil add the following essential oils:

5 drops of Palo Santo
5 drops of Blue Chamomile
5 drops of Grapefruit

Apply topically on the affected area, as many times as you need to.

Methods of Use

*This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease

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