Wild Harvested Palo Santo (Bursera Graveolens) Cleansing & Purifying. Description: Palo Santo (Bursera Graveolens). It is also known as the Holy Wood; which has been used by Indigenous Amazonian and Andean healers in sacred rituals to purify, attract positive energy, and bring peace around them. Our premium Palo Santo comes from the coast of South America. Scent: Pine, Mint, Lemon, Fireplace, Sweet. Directions: Hold at an angle pointing down. Light the tip and blow out the flame so that only smoke is produced. Direct this smoke around your body or space and allow the incense to linger. When finished, place in a fireproof bowl and extinguish in sand.