Palto Santo wood is a very sacred wood that comes from the Andes Region of South America, it’s name translated means “Holy wood”. This extremely fragrant wood has been used by Shamans and Healers since ancient times, and is deeply associated with spiritual purification and ceremony. How to use: Light one end, and place in a heat sage vessel. Allow flame to go out and continue to smolder/ smoke. Say a Blessing and Honor the ancestors who bestowed their wisdom. Walk clockwise around your space with your Palo Santo.