The origin of Palo Santo comes from many years ago, it is widely used generally in Latin American countries such as Guatemala, Peru, Ecuador, Honduras, Costa Rica, and Mexico.
Ancient cultures used to use it for religious and spiritual rituals, to attract good luck, ward off negativity and to achieve better spiritual communication with their gods.
Because of its properties, Palo Santo is used to relief diseases caused by stress, as well as to keep calm and emotional balance, raise self-esteem and improve mood.
The incense of this wood contains antirheumatic, diuretic, cleansing and antiseptic medicinal properties, as well as being a great source of antioxidants.
For this reason, Palo Santo is very common in practices such as yoga, reiki and aromatherapy, as it helps to clean and purify the environment.
The most common way to use Palo Santo is as incense or, in any case, lighting a piece of dry wood to spread the smoke in a certain space.
To keep the wood burning, you have to light the flame from time to time and leave it in a container so that it shuts down on its own.