Holy Sticks

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One of the oldest and most traditional rituals is the burning of Palo Santo. Palo Santo is also known as ‘holy wood’ and is a tree native to South America. Traditionally used to cleanse and clear away negative energy. Also used to enhance creativity and soothe everyday stressors. It is very important to recognize and respect the cultural and spiritual significance of this ritual. 

Comes in bundles of three and six. 

" It’s wood from a tree called Bursera graveolens, nicknamed Palo Santo, that grows in South America. For centuries, Palo Santo, which translated means “holy wood,” has been burned as an energy cleanser, says Matluck. The ritual comes from Incan tradition that says the smoke from the wood, burned during spiritual ceremonies, is medicinal.

If this sounds a lot like smudging with sage, you wouldn’t be too off base. Like sage, which is predominantly used by Native Americans, South American shamans believed burning Palo Santo had similar properties capable of resetting energy that was tainted by negativity or conflict. It also is thought to neutralize issues before they ever start. It even has the power to attract sacredness and benevolence to space. "

These Palo Santo Sticks are sourced ethically without harming the Palo Santo Wood tree. The wood is only processed from trees that have died naturally - so not a single tree is cut down.  Our palo santo is sourced from an ethical supplier in Ecuador.