for many years, the pre-Hispanic cuttings of Ecuador and Peru have used dry wood from the Bursera graveolens species. Known as “Palo Santo” which means sacred stick or sacred wood. The people said a lot of things about its properties that promote health, relax the mind. Even can help us reach a much deeper spiritual connection, but what are the true benefits of Palo Santo? We have done the research and here we present everything we know about this product. Which is taking more and more statistics worldwide. Certainly, In Gate Export, we are leaders in Palo Santo exportation.
What are the Holy wood properties?
1. It favors the respiratory tract: First of all, due to its strong menthol citrus aroma, Palo Santo can greatly help people suffering from asthma, the flu, or any disease that compromises the respiratory tract, giving them almost immediate relief. For instance some indigenous peoples in Peru for mothers to make infusions with palo santo to calm dry coughs.
2. Relieves stress: In the second place, Palo Santo is so popular in people who perform yoga, reiki, meditation exercises, among others, is because it has properties that help relax and release tension. It is very common to burn a piece of Palo Santo in the middle of a meditation. And put on instrumental music that helps free yourself from the cravings and stress of everyday life.
3. Also, Palo Santo can above bad energies: Possibly one of the best-known benefits of Palo Santo is that the Incas used it to clean of evil spirits and negative energies from anywhere. It is even said that in some Ayahuasca sessions (a well-known ritual practiced by Peruvian shamans) it forms a fundamental element to clean the ceremony and guarantee that it can arise in the best way.
4. Palo Santo could be prevented cancer: Even though there are still no studies that significantly prove these theories. Palo Santo is made up of a chemical compound called D-limonene, which gives it this characteristic citric aroma. Recently an investigation made by Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine (Shanghai, China) has found that limonene has helped against lung cancer.
5. It works as an aphrodisiac: Due to all its relaxing properties, one of the benefits of palo santo is that it increases the sexual appetite. An aromatherapy session in pre-sex games can increase libido and help release sex hormones more easily.
6. It fulfills antiseptic functions: The Palo Santo essential oil can work to disinfect any area of microbes and bacteria, it is widely used in indigenous tribes. Further, it has a wonderful smell
7. It favors the spiritual connection: There is also no scientific evidence that this is true. Many cultures think that through a ritual with palo santo essential oil and other natural herbs can be achieved connections. These connections would be with people who have passed to other planes and dimensions.
8. Besides, Palo Santo cleans energies of the healing crystals: Most of the stones acquired for crystal therapy or healing crystals come with other energy, it is not always positive and it is said that many times it conflicts with the energy of its new holder. Palo Santo Smoke can clean these energies
Gate Export: Palo Santo products
Otherwise, We, Gate Export, are known for obtaining this wood in a sustainable way, where our ecosystem is not damaged. While that favors the rural communities of Peru. Currently, we have taken Palo Santo and its properties to different parts of the world. We are proud to say that the benefits of palo santo have been able to reach worldwide. Thanks to our tireless work. Above all, made in the most sustainable way that can exist and with all the effort. Now that every day more people can even smell the delicious aroma of Palo Santo.