How to make palo santo oil?
1. Find Palo Santo wood chips. These are available online.
2. Add the wood chips in a glass jar and fill it with olive oil (or other carrier oil).
3. Let the oil sit unbridled for ten days in a cool dry place.
4. Strain the oil and discard the remains.
5. Store it in a cool place and use it whenever needed.
How does palo santo work?
Palo Santo oil works via inhalation or topical application. The oil has several therapeutic properties including antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antiseptic. It is applied on wounds to stop infections. It is applied on the face to treat acne and restore skin tone. It is inhaled to eliminate headaches, anxiety and stress.
What does palo santo essential oil smell like?
Palo Santo essential oil has a sweet and woody aroma with a hint of lemon fragrance.
What blends well with palo santo essential oil?
Palo santo essential oil blends well with black pepper, vetiver, sandalwood, cypress, frankincense, cedarwood, lemon balm, Douglas fir and myrrh essential oils.
What is the consistency of palo santo essential oil?
Palo santo essential oil is thin in viscosity and easy to work with.
Where to apply palo santo essential oil?
Diluted Palo Santo essential oil can be applied topically on the body; however, avoid sensitive regions including eyes and nose. It can be applied on the face, scalp, abdomen and joints.
Is palo santo endangered?
In the year 2019, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) made public their review on the status of the tree Palo Santo or Bulnesia sarmientoi. It said that the plant belonged to the category of least concern, which means there is no looming threat of endangerment.
Does Palo Santo have anti-tumor properties?
Palo Santo essential oil has antioxidant properties that neutralize free radicals and inhibit the damage due to oxidative stress. It also has phytochemicals that inhibit the growth of tumor or cancer cells. A few experiments have shown it to be effective in the breast and colon. However, more evidence and human trials are needed.
Can Palo Santo oil cause stomach upset?
Palo Santo oil when applied topically does not cause any stomach problems. However, if it is ingested it may cause stomach issues including retching, nausea, stomach upset and diarrhea.
Can you drink palo santo oil?
At Gya Labs, we neither recommend nor encourage the consumption of any essential oils.
What is palo santo essential oil used for?
Palo Santo has been traditionally used to ward off negative energy. Hence, Palo Santo oil is used in aromatherapy to instill a positive mindset, and slow lower stress levels. It is used to lower inflammation in the joints and headaches.
Who sells palo santo essential oil?
You can buy Palo Santo essential oil at Gya Labs. While buying essential oils you should verify the authenticity of the product. At Gya labs you can check the English and Latin names of the product, verify the source of the product and learn about the essential oil most suited for your needs.