Palo Santo Essential Oil
Palo Santo (Bursera graveolens) essential oil is distilled from the fallen dead branches of trees that belong to the same family (Burseraceae) as frankincense and myrrh. It is a sacred oil of South America used to address issues of anxiety, depression, fatigue, fear, grief, happiness, insecurity, loneliness, panic attacks, and stress. Applied topically, it is effective for respiratory issues, aches and pains.
Chemistry: limonene (73.25%), menthofuran (9.34%), a-terpineol (5.36%), germacrene d (0.60%)
Latin Name: Bursera graveolens
Botanical Family: Burseaceae
Cultivation: Ecuador, Wildcrafted
Plant Part: Wood
Chemical Family: Monoterpene
Properties: anxiety, depression, antispasmodic, expectorant, decongestant, cephalic
Steam Distilled: January 2020
Shelf Life: 3 years (approx.)
For skin application, add just 1 drop to 1 teaspoon unscented lotion or organic carrier oil and gently massage into the skin as needed for desired. Add a few drops to an ultrasonic diffuser for stress relief. Blends well with Sandalwood or Vetiver for grounding.
Chakra: Root (1st), Sacral (2nd), Throat (5th), Third Eye (6th), and Crown (7th)
Palo Santo is grounding and offers us energetic protection. It helps us clear ourselves and our home of negativity and helps calm us from anxiety.
For external use only. Keep out of reach of children. Always dilute essential oils before applying to the skin and keep away from mucous membranes. Consult a licensed physician if pregnant or nursing. If the oil is past it’s “Best by” date or stored improperly, it may cause irritation and lose therapeutic value. Avoid the use of essential oils near infants and small children.
For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Please consult your medical professional before use.