Top 3 Ways To Use Palo Santo Essential Oil


by Plant Therapy

Palo Santo essential oil is known as a “holy wood” or “sacred wood”, and its history is ancient, traceable back to the time of the Incan Empire. Palo Santo comes from the tropical dry forests of Ecuador, Mexico and the Yucatán Peninsula in Peru. It was used by medicine men to purify and clear negative energy, treat pain and even help calm bronchial conditions.

Palo Santo trees are now grown and collected specifically to be bottled into an amazing essential oil.

1. Palo Santo is a meditation powerhouse!


This ancient oil has been used for meditation for centuries, which should come as no surprise with Palo Santo’s remarkable potential to ward off negative energy. It’s grounding, uplifting, and calming properties makes it an unmatched tool when implemented in meditation practices and prayer.

Try this quick little meditative blend:

Bathe the Day Away Diffuser Blend

What you need:

  • 2 drops Ho Wood
  • 2 drops Palo Santo
  • 1 drop Rose Otto 10%

What you’ll do:

Combine in your aromatherapy diffuser, and inhale to experience the benefits.

2. Promote healthy relationships with yourself and others.






Not only is this a wonderful essential oil for creating a calming, uplifting atmosphere, it also helps promote healthy relationships with yourself and others. It helps restore balance to the way you perceive yourself and others, making it a useful and powerful oil when working with your Brow Chakra.

Unmatched at providing a clear mind and promoting emotional healing, this oil can also help us build and maintain healthy and open relationships with others. For times of turbulence in relationships with others, try creating a personal inhaler using Palo Santo, Bergamot, and Grapefruit Pink.

3. Help alleviate symptoms associated with swollen joints.

Joint health can be difficult as you age, but essential oils can help you promote overall health, and maintain inflammation-free joints.

Try this master blend:

Palo Santo Master Blend

What you’ll need:

  • 12 drops  Palo Santo
  • 10 drops Cedarwood Himalayan
  • 4 drops Cardamom
  • 4 drops Copaiba
  • 3 drops Vetiver

What you’ll do:

Combine these essential oils.  Add 4-8 drops to a diffuser. Or you can dilute to 3% with a carrier oil and use topically for specific discomfort or dilute to 1% for an all over body massage.

Try out Palo Santo today, and see for yourself why this oil has been a favourite for hundreds of years!

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