Having a healthy life, It’s something we all want. But did you know that if you use Palo Santo correctly, you can acquire excellent benefits for our health?
The Palo Santo tree (Bursera graveolens) belongs to the list of most popular aromatic trees worldwide, It is native to the dry forests of South America, It can be found in countries like Ecuador, Peru, among others.
It is famous for the many healing properties it offers. Years ago, the shamans of the first Ecuadorian cultures used the smoke of the Palo Santo and its essential oil to cure the soul and body of the sick. At present the use of this sacred wood has not ceased to be an exception, It can even be purchased in different ways: Incenses, essential oils, soaps, creams, etc.
This sacred tree has a life cycle of around 30 years when this tree dies naturally it must rest for 2 to 4 years in its natural environment, That’s when this sacred wood manifests all its properties.
A very important fact that should be taken into account is that “The Palo Santo tree is not harvested, it should only be collected once it has died naturally.” But due to the popularity that the sacred tree “Bursera graveolens” has gained, some sites are not respecting the life cycle and therefore offer products that have no benefit or utility. Remember a cut Palo Santo tree, it has no value, since it does not contain its own medicinal properties, nor does it smell.
For this reason when acquiring Palo Santo or any product derived from this sacred tree, make sure you get them from reliable sites, that work in a responsible and sustainable way, that carry reforestation projects and respect for the environment and its natural resources. This is the only way to enjoy the long-term medicinal properties found in this sacred tree, Bursera Graveolens.
Benefits of using Palo Santo
Palo Santo tree the natural energy that is good for your body, It gives us great benefits among them are: relieves flu symptoms, allergies, asthma, cough, migraine, stress, and tiredness, cleanses and eliminates the bad vibes of the home, helps to obtain a better meditation, relaxation and spiritual search.
It has large amounts of Limonene (DL) a medicinal terpene known to be a strong antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antifungal, and antiseptic agent. So pay attention and learn some of how you can use this powerful sacred tree Bursera Graveolens.
Counteracts the symptoms of flu, cough, asthma, and allergies
At this point it is advisable to use the Palo Santo essential oil which has a sweet, woody citrus aroma with a slight smell of mint, which will help us recharge our energies, making our body feel better.
Just put about 5 drops of 100% pure Palo Santo essential oil in an aroma diffuser, and let its aroma have its effect on you, suggests ecuadorianhands.com.
Breathing the citrus aroma of Palo Santo will uncover your airways and counteract the symptoms of the flu, cough, and allergies.
If you do not have an aroma diffuser you can use the essential oil Palo Santo 33% pure. You should only place a few drops on the chest at the level of the heart, under the nose and a little on the temples.
Eliminate bad energy and bad odors from your home
Here we will use the incense sticks or the cones of Palo Santo. With these incenses we are going to smudging the whole house, I recommend you do it by areas, close all the windows of the rooms, light the Palo Santo sticks and place them in a container or censer.
Remember that when you start to smudging the room you should not be inside it or smell the smoke, although the Palo Santo has a pleasant aroma, inhaling a large amount of smoke can harm your health. Do this procedure in all rooms.
To relieve headaches or migraines you can use Palo Santo essential oil 33% pure or Palo Santo soap. All you have to do is place a drop of essential oil in the area of the neck, chest, and temples. You will see how the smell of essential oil relieves the headache in minutes. If you choose to use the Natural Soap made from Palo Santo, all you will do is bathe.
Relieves muscle aches, arthritis, and osteoarthritis
To relieve these pains we will only use the essential oil Palo Santo 33% pure, we will place a few drops of essential oil at the point of pain until the skin absorbs it. This procedure will be done 3 times a day until the pain goes away.
Remember the essential oil has anti-inflammatory properties, which will help to quickly relieve these annoying pains. I recommend protecting the affected part with a red blanket because this color increases the body’s energy flow.
Moisturizes and protects your skin from stains and acne
Palo Santo soap is used to exfoliate and moisturize our skin. Due to the sawdust granules it has, it helps remove all impurities from the skin, leaving it with a unique aroma, while glycerin works as a moisturizer, helping to have smooth skin, preventing dryness.
Being made with Palo Santo essential oil, it helps that stains and skin imperfections disappear.
Wash your face with warm water to open the pores, then use Palo Santo glycerin soap.
Once the face has been thoroughly washed, rinse with cold water to close the pores.