Palo Santo: Tips on how to burn this Holy Wood
The word ‘Palo Santo’ is derived from Spanish for ‘Holy Wood’. It is meant to be one of the most mysterious tools of nature. It is said that Palo Santo elevates vibrations, decontaminates a certain area, or disinfects a person. The aroma of Palo Santo is very sweet which creates a peace in the surrounding.
Where Does Palo Santo Come From
It originated from the coast of South America, having more spiritual relatives like Myrrh, Copal and Frankincense. The smudge sticks came from the Palo Santo Tree called Bursera Graveolens. It is contemplated as a mystical and sacred tree.
What Is Palo Santo Used For
From back in the days till present the Natice Americans still have the use of Palo Santo Sacred Wood for the purpose of reducing common colds, and the flu. In addition, they are also brought in use for other health related symptoms like, asthma, depression, headaches, stress, anxiety and inflammation. In the present era, it is mostly used for smudging or cleansing the room after a party or having guests over to remove all the negative energy.
What Are Palo Santo Sticks Used For
The use of Palo Santo Sticks is an easy process. It is used for sanitising a room filled with negative energies, any paranormal activity or unwanted power in the form of ghosts.
Take a smudge stick and preferably light it with a candle, match stick or possibly a lighter. The Holy Wood Sticks burns for an estimation of 30 to 60 seconds and then it needs to be carefully blown out. The smoke spreads with an instant effect through the room. The rich, sweet smell gives a refreshing vibe and summons peace and clarity. Once the Santo Palo smokes the whole place, it is transferred into a fireproof bowl or an Abalone Shell to fully burn out.
Used As A Ritual
Mostly individuals with a strong belief perform rituals in the morning or on a full moon ritual with a Holly Wood. For such rituals, BE Smudging Kit is the all in one kit used for purifying, cleansing, and relaxing the surroundings. Light the stick for an estimated time of 30 to 60 seconds and then needs to be carefully blown out. 10 to 15 minutes are enough to sit quietly and focus in isolation. For a full moon night, people tend to focus on their emotions for around 10 to 15 minutes. Stretching of the body is needed to perform after a complete period of solo meditation.
The process starts with keeping crystals together on a tray. The lighting of the Palo Santo is done for approximately 30 to 60 seconds until it smokes well. The crystals shall be covered with all over the smoke. Once the stick is completely burned, crystals will be cleansed.
Benefits of Wood
The benefits of smudging with sage are different for every other individual. Primordial people have a firm belief in the Holy Tree Wood could disappear the ghosts, and clear out all the negative energy from a place or even from a person. Other claimed benefits include creativity, good fortune and amplify concentration during the meditation process.