Palo Santo, Spanish for "Holy Wood", is found in the tropical forests of South America and is used for incense, aromatic oil and indigenous medicine. It is burned for its energetically cleansing and healing properties.
Resin incense has been in use for ages. It is used for ceremonies, aromatherapy, meditation and creating a spiritual atmosphere. One of the oldest forms of incense, resin is made directly from aromatic plant resins, gums and woods and is meant to be burned on small charcoal tablets. Use this precious gift of the vegetal world in the home to purify and sweeten the atmosphere:
- Use a heat proof dish
- Fill bottom with sand
- Place a lit charcoal tablet on top of sand
- Sprinkle 1/4 tsp of resin chunks on tablet
- Resin will burn for 5 - 10 min