These Palo Santo sticks are sustainably collected from naturally-fallen trunks + branches from the dry forests of Perú, where this beloved wood is abundant in nature. These smudge sticks are gathered in nature, split by hand, and exchanged with Love, by the multi-generational families of the forest to help bring Palo Santo's incredible essence to its innumerable loved ones around the world. No living trees are EVER cut in the making of these products.
What is Palo Santo?
Palo Santo a.k.a. Bursera graveolens is a wild tree native to the countries of Ecuador & Peru. It is most often encountered in the form of its heartwood or essential oil. The wood is commonly burned in a nature similar to incense by allowing the smoke to cleanse an area. Its essence is believed to energetically clear a space of any lingering stagnant energy.