Pure Palo Santo Essential Oil .5 Ounce
Botanical Name - Bursera Graveolens. Plant Part – Wood. Extraction Method - Steam Distilled. Country of Origin – Ecuador. Color - Yellow to light brown liquid. Consistency – Thin. Strength of Aroma – Strong. Aromatic Scent - Palo Santo Essential Oil has a fresh, intense woody aroma with a slight hint of citrus.
Description - The tree of Palo Santo is originally from the dry tropical forests on the coast of the South Pacific, Ecuador being the main country where this tree is found. The Palo Santo Oil is only concentrated and deposited in the interior of the tree trunk. It can takes up to 10 years to produce the oil and to get concentrated in their trunk. Only tree branches that fall naturally from the ground are used to make this oil. The average life of the tree of Palo Santo is between 80 and 90 years.
History - The natives in Ecuador have used it mainly to protect themselves from insects (mosquito) and also in ancestral rituals where shamans use this oil to clear bad energy from the bodies. They also used it as essential oil and to perfume their homes.
Cautions: Palo Santo Essential Oil is a dermal irritant. Avoid use if pregnant.