Palo Santo is known to be a mystical tree and, in Spanish, the name means ‘holy wood’. Much like the Sisters' white sage / holy sage bundles, it is used to clear the energies and calm the home or work-space. The tree is part of the citrus family and has a sweet aroma when burned. The tree's scientific name is ‘Bursera graveolens'. It is wild and native to the lands from Mexico to the Ucatan Peninsula from Peru to Venezuela, from the Gran Chaco region. It is also found in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Hundoras, Columbia, Ecuador and on the Galapagos Islands.