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Ethically Harvested Palo Santo


limited quantity of this limited edition product

Palo Santo or “Holy Wood” is a sacred tree native to South America. It is used to purify and cleanse energy, cultivate sweetness and spiritual connection. Palo Santo is enjoyed by many for its energetically cleansing and healing properties similar to Sage and Cedar and Copal. It is a strong medicine that has been popularized for its heavenly presence in keeping energies grounded and clear. It provides an uplifting scent that raises your vibration in preparation for meditation and allows for a deeper connection to the Source of all creation. It is also said that Palo Santo enhances creativity and brings good fortune to those who are open to its magic.

Palo Santo is traditionally used for relieving common colds, flu symptoms, stress, asthma, headaches, anxiety, depression, inflammation, emotional pain and more.

Aroma Description: warm, delicately sweet, rosy-woodsy

Element Association: Air

Magical Associations: Luck, Protection

Astrological Association: Gemini, Virgo, Aquarius

Planetary Association: Mercury

Mixes Well With: benzoin, copal-black, copal-gold, copal-white, frankincense, iris root, lavender, myrrh, oakmoss, sandalwood, tolu balsam, tonka beans, vanilla, etc.

Tea Preparation for the flu, cough, asthma. Prepare tea or infusions: Boil the Sticks for fifteen minutes, filter and drink with sugar or honey at night. A bag of 10-12 sticks can be used to prepare 30 cups of tea.

Use to smudge and cleanse your home, altar space, work space, and car. Can be used in prayer & meditation.

1) Certified Ethical Origin
We NEVER cut living trees to produce our Palo Santo (Bursera graveolens)

When done mindfully, the gathering of fallen Palo Santo (Bursera graveolens) wood is a sustainable practice. When a tree grows old and dies of natural causes, it eventually falls to the forest floor. The tree then resides there for a number of years, untouched, allowing the rich oils within to refine with time, creating the pleasant aromas we experience with this precious wood!



By following this strict guideline, our collection practices support the conservation of existing dry forestlands. The Palo Santo (Bursera graveolens) trade has helped to bring a much greater degree of awareness to these dry forestlands and their continued preservation efforts.

We support conservation + reforestation, just as you do when you align with ethically-driven companies like FVM. These projects allow for the long-term sustainable management of the dry forest, as well as the ethical economic empowerment of the native communities who steward their native forestlands.

Working alongside hundreds of Ecuadorian & Peruvian families who act as the gatekeepers of the Palo Santo (Bursera graveolens) dry forest, we help to bring these precious natural products from our native production partners to the rest of the world.

Our network of native community partners is comprised of stakeholders from all across the spectrum. We work with native communities who share our vision for a holistically-integrated Palo Santo trade and whose actions are in alignment with this environmentally-mindful ethos.

When it comes to the niche world of Bursera graveolens, going above and beyond for our beloved Palo Santo is what we’re all about. We plant new trees annually & we’ve been planting them since the beginning. Collectively, our source partners plant hundreds of palo santo teres each year, and protect and care for tens of thousands of living thriving palo santo trees, in order to help conserve the biodiversity of the dry forest & to prevent harm caused from illegal poachers & human-influenced environmental degradation. We are offering real solutions to the issues that exist in the marketplace today & we actively play our role in ensuring the conservation of our earth’s natural habitats for future generations through our mindful actions as a socially responsible, positive-impact business.


Slightly smaller in diameter and more uniform than Peru sticks
2 oz bag (8-12 sticks)
1-pound bag (70-96 sticks)
Approximately 4 inches long and 0.25 to 0.375 inches in diameter


Slightly bigger in diameter and less uniform than our Ecuador sticks
2 oz package (5-9 semi-uniform sticks)
4 oz package (10-18 semi-uniform sticks)
1-pound bag (45-70 semi-uniform sticks)
Approximately 4 inches long and 3/8 to 3/4 inches in diameter


Don’t just take our word for it.

Check out what our customer have to say

11 reviews for Ethically Harvested Palo Santo

  1. poulin.patrick (verified owner)

    Nice and strong – and this is ethically harvested, unlike some random stuff you’d find elsewhere.

  2. cherrybomb.ajc

    I always use Palo Santo before meditation… so I was glad to find this on here… it’s not from a cut down tree, it’s from an already fallen tree or branch… I love that! Thank you Four Visions!!!

  3. savannahjoyyoga

    So important to have ethically harvested Palo Santo. I was told the Palo “gives what is needed, no more, no less”… thankful to have a great source for this medicine!

  4. Amber (verified owner)

    This Palo Santo smells delicious and strong, it keeps its scent longer than others I have tried. Also so important to only purchase these ethically harvested pieces, very appreciative of that. Thank you!

  5. luminousliquidlight

    I really love this beautiful, ethically harvested palo santo. It is so resinous, smells true and works beautifully.

  6. breed12

    I feel a strong sense of connection to Mother Earth when smelling this sacred tree. It helps ground me to the source and comforts me.
    Palo Santo helps me connect with love in my heart.

  7. veleznicole4 (verified owner)

    The best quality Palo Santo I have ever used, the magic in the wood is palpable!! And harvested with respect to the Earth and people is why I chose to buy. Will never use another Palo Santo again!

  8. TouVang

    I’ve been meaning to obtain some smudge to help cleansed the area when I do self administered hapeh. This will be my next buy when the time is right when it calls for me. Thank you for having bring these to us!

  9. MaxWeltman (verified owner)

    I love Palo Santo – who doesn’t? It’s a great little thing to just tack onto your order. However, it is important to have ethically sourced Palo Santo. So I want to thank FVM for being trustworthy! I feel good about this Palo Santo!

  10. miltongarcia48 (verified owner)

    Now this is the real Palo Santo I have been looking for! Thank you Four Visions for this Palo Santo I am so happy 😊

  11. Annie Desjardins

    Hard to find ethically harvested Palo santo, i fully trust four visions in sourcing some of the best tools i have had access too 💫

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