Bursera graveolensis the scientific name of Palo Santo, which translates to "Holy Wood"
It is also referred to as Lignum Vitae
Palo Santo is a tree that belongs to the same family (Burseraceae) as frankincense and myrrh. It is used most commonly as an incense. It is believed to have cleansing properties for removing bad energy. It has medicinal properties that make it useful for colds, respitory, and other ailments.
Uses for Palo Santo