Ayurvedic Wisdom for Palo Santo Essential Oil: From an Ayurvedic perspective, Palo Santo Oil will alleviate problems caused by Vata and Kapha doshas. It also has beneficial uses to alleviate Pitta dosha in certain circumstances. To balance Vata, Palo Santo oil assists in slowing down the overly active mind, supporting tranquility and peacefulness. To balance Kapha, Palo Santo oil helps to lighten tendencies of sluggishness, complacency, and melancholy. It is uplifting and supports heightened energy (prana) in the body. When Pitta dosha infiltrates the joints and muscles, causing pain and tension, Palo Santo oil can be a healing gem. Perhaps most importantly, Palo Santo oil is primarily sattvic. Therefore, when used regularly, it purifies the channels of the mind and elevates the spirit.
Botanical Name: Bursera graveolens
Composition: 100% Pure Palo Santo Essential Oil
Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
Plant Part: Aged dead wood from fallen trees
Color: Clear to pale yellow to light brown
Yield: 4% - 5%
Bottle Size: 1/2oz (15mL) - About 300 drops
1/4 Dram (1mL) About 20 drops
About Palo Santo Essential Oil: Palo Santo oil is a true aromatic treasure. It is renowned for its distinctive, uplifting fragrance and its pronounced healing powers. Palo Santo Essential Oil is rich in limonene. A natural purifier, use it in your diffuser to keep you and your family healthy through the winter months. Palo Santo oil is among the best oils to use via direct palm inhalation for its clearing and inspiring properties. It has settling, calming and grounding qualities, thus making it a great ally for maintaining emotional equanimity, as well as a superb oil for spiritual upliftment.
Palo Santo is said to have an emotionally uplifting and balancing effect. Often used for shamanic ritual, it is a valuable tool for meditation, enhancing creativity, and for tasks requiring sustained concentration. With a softness and sweetness similar to some species of frankincense, it is an ideal additive to massage oils.
How to Use Palo Santo Essential Oil
Direct Palm Inhalation: Perhaps the easiest way to use palo santo oil is through a simple direct palm inhalation. Place a drop of this uplifting and clarifying oil in the palm of your hand, gently rub the palms together, bring them towards your face and take a deep inhalation....enjoy the effect!
Diffuser: Palo Santo is an ideal oil for your diffuser, and combines well with its botanical cousin, Frankincense. Diffuse it in your home to help protect, purify, and stay healthy.
Other Ways To Use Palo Santo Essential Oil
• Add several drops and apply as a cold compress to soothe and relax any specific area of the body.
• Use a few drops in steaming water as vapor therapy. Its effects are very clarifying and pleasant.
• Blend Palo Santo oil with any massage oil to relax tension and strain in the body, and provide comprehensive support.
PRECAUTIONS: Generally non-toxic and non-sensitizing; Palo Santo can be dermotoxic to some if used directly on the skin. Avoid use during pregnancy. Do not take Palo Santo essential oil internally. Please Note: Our testers are a ¼ filled dram bottle (0.95 mL). Because our testers are a sample size, we cannot accept any returns, refunds or exchanges unless the product is damaged in shipping.