Palo Santo

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Irish Apothecary
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Irish Apothecary's Own Brand
100% Pure Essential Oil
Therapeutic Grade 

Palo santo (Bursera graveolens) is a tree that’s native to Peru, Ecuador, and other South American countries. It grows in dry tropical forests and produces very fragrant resin. In Spanish, palo santo means “holy wood.”

For thousands of years, the wood, resin, and oil have been used for medicinal purposes. It’s mainly used to treat pain and stress. It’s also said to clear negative energy.

The essential oil of palo santo can be derived from the wood and fruit.

Palo santo is associated with several medicinal and therapeutic benefits. Reportedly, it can do the following.

  • Improve stress response
  • Reduce pain
  • Repel mosquitoes

Botanical Name

Bursera Graveolens

Origin

Peru

Family

Burseraceae

Plant Part

Wood

Extraction

Steam Distillation

Note

Middle

Colour

Colourless to pale yellow

Consistency

Light

Scent

Woody, fruity/balsamic sweet, with citrus, mint and soft spice nuances

Blends With

Citrus, herby, minty and woodsy oils.

Group

Woody, Balsamic

 

About this oil
Non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing. Before using any topical product for the first time, it is advisable to do a patch test. It is not recommended to use pure oils on the skin without diluting. Never use internally. Keep away from children and eyes. Always check if there are any medical issues which could cause a problem. Seek help if you have any doubts.
Directions for use
Dilute with carrier oil for sensitive skin and for children over six years of age. Apply to temples, tip of nose, reflex points, soles of feet, back of neck and / or area of concern. Diffuse or inhale the aroma directly. 
Please note: One of our signatures is using a pipette top on all of our Pure Essential Oils. However, if you would prefer a dropper top, please specify during your checkout process at no extra cost.