Our Palo Santo matchsticks come in beautiful recycled packaging, are ethically sourced, and a great solution to the waste created in cutting the wood to create the larger or more uniform sized sticks. A self lighting tip makes it easy to quickly smudge your home, office, or even your car.
Why smudge your sacred space with Palo Santo?
Palo Santo means "Holy Wood" in Spanish and true to its name, this sacred tree from South America is often used in religious and healing ceremonies. It is ideal for use in ritual and smudging sacred space.
Like Sage, Sweetgrass or Cedar, Palo Santo is most widely used for spiritual purification and energy (house) cleansing. What is unique about Palo Santo is that it both purifies negative energy, and attracts positive energy. Once the wood sticks are burned, the smoke clears negative energy and restore tranquility and calm emotions. Palo Santo is a sacred wood is also known to inspire creativity, bring a deeper connection to the divine source, and aid in physical healing.
A 2006 study on smudging revealed that burning sage, palo santo, and other medicinal herbs helped to eliminate up to 94% of airborne bacteria such as mold spores, odors, viruses, dust and other germs living in your space.
*Please note that shipping is the same cost for two vs one due to packaging costs!