This rare 100% pure Palo Santo Essential oil, also known by its botanical name Bursera Graveolens, is distilled in small quantities from ecologically and sustainably harvested wood gathered in Machalilla Park on Ecuador's Pacific coast.
Palo Santo Wood Essential Oil has a fine citrus aroma from naturally occurring limonene with underlying notes reminiscent of frankincense, its close relative. The wood and oil have distinct therapeutic benefits that are utilized in traditional ethnobotanical medicine of the Andes.
This rare 100% pure Palo Santo Essential oil, Bursera graveolens, is distilled in small quantities from sustainably harvested wood from Peru. It has a fine citrus aroma with underlying notes reminiscent of frankincense, its close relative. The wood and oil have distinct therapeutic benefits that are utilized in traditional ethno-botanical medicine of the Andes. Our latest distillation from Peru has strong citrus aroma with more subtle woody scent.
This limited edition sacred oil has been created from the finest Ecuadorian Palo Santo (Holy Wood) tree twigs, “the ones closest to heaven and furthest from the land.” It was created in sacred space and time with healing intention and lots of love. The fragrance brings to mind the scent of citrus with a few notes of wood and is similar to frankincense, its close relative.
Palo Santo Essential Oil can generate states of calmness and relaxation and is beneficial for meditation, concentration, and for enhancing creativity and learning. In spiritual aromatherapy, it can be used as perfume to release negative energy and to purify and cleanse the spirit.
Lavender essential oil is a natural relaxant and is used universally for its calming effects. It is an antidepressant and is used to calm a stressed spirit, anxiety, and hysteria. It is wonderful for inducing a restful sleep. A drop on the pillowcase, in the bath, or in a synergy massaged into the soles of the feet and hands leads to a peaceful night and waking up with less muscle tenseness that lasts throughout the day.
Eucalyptus Globulus is said to be analgesic, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-neuralgic, anti-septic, antispasmodic, antiviral, astringent, decongestant and expectorant. It is also valued in treating the respiratory system, as it kills 70% of local bacteria called staphylococci. It is also a good remedy for indolent wounds and ulcers and it should be used where there is any toxemia or sepsis.
Shamans Market Copaiba Oil has a host of medicinal virtues including anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antifungal, antiseptic, antiviral and vulnerary (wound healing) properties. Use topically to treat all types of skin irritation & inflammation - including wounds, burns, bruises, fungus, psoriasis, herpes simplex sores & abscesses.
Jatamansi or Himalayan Spikenard is a very calming oil, both emotionally and physically, and is of special value in serious skin conditions. Powerful antifungal. Indicated for psoriasis, athlete's foot, fungal infections, dandruff and emotionally for deep sadness.
Jatamansi (Himalayan Spikenard) is a powerful oil for grounding, for emotional needs and is recommended for use in spiritual blends or blends for meditation. Use Jatamansi oil on the feet and crown before bed to promote meaningful dream states.
We are now offering oil from the fruit of the palo santo tree. Instead of oil being made from the wood it is taken from the fruit, resulting in an even more sustainable way to experience the benefits from palo santo. The sacred palo santo tree stays alive during the harvesting of the fruit. This oil is quite similar in scent to oil from the wood, but it is a bit more rich and deep. Great for perfume making or oil blends, and we highly recommend Palo Santo -The Fruit for your diffuser.
We work in harmony with environmental agencies such as MAGAP (Ecuador), SERFOR (Peru), & the USDA (US) to support the protection & reforestation of the South American Dry Forests, from which our beloved Palo Santo tree grows its roots.
Frankincense is the quintessential fragrance. It has the greatest association with spiritual practice of any substance on earth. Frankincense is the resin of the sacred Boswellia tree and has been used since ancient times by the civilizations of Egypt, Africa and Mesopotamia. It is also the famous incense from the Bible thought to awaken a feeling of union with the divine. With a characteristic purifying and relaxing quality, its character is thought to strengthen willpower, self-confidence and determination.
Organic Tea Tree Essential Oil is best known as a very powerful immune stimulant. It can help to fight all three categories of infectious organisms (bacteria, fungi, and viruses), and there is evidence that Tea Tree Oil massages prior to an operation may help to fortify the body and reduce post-operative shock. Used in vapor therapy, Tea Tree Oil can help with colds, measles, sinusitis and viral infections. For skin and hair, Tea Tree has been used to combat acne, oily skin, head lice and dandruff.
Andean mint (Minthostachys setosa) has a deep scent that cleanses negative vibrations.The traditional uses of Minthostachys are manifold, but the most important are consumption as tea, seasoning, or medicinal infusions against various ailments of the digestive or respiratory systems. The first include cough, cold, flu, and similar, the second everything from stomach ache to diarrhea. Less frequently the plants are said to be used externally for other parts of the body, e.g. against rheumatism or bruises.
Our Fir Needle essential oil is steam distilled from the needles of the Canadian Fir trees.
Analgesic, antiseptic, antitussive, astringent, deodorant, expectorant, rubefacient, stimulant, tonic. Fir oil has been noted to have the following properties: analgesic, antimicrobial, antiseptic, anti-catarrahal, and a stimulant.
Considered the scent of the rainforest, Brazilian Rosewood (Aniba Rosaeodora) has a fascinating and tragic history. Once plentiful, these beautiful, enormous hardwood trees were sought out and exploited almost to the point of extinction. Camino Verde was able to acquire and home over a thousand rosewood trees and plant the rare seedlings in a partnership with Brillo Nuevo, a native community of the Bora tribe found on the remote waters of the Yaguasyacu River. Now they are forging a sustainable future for this rare once-abused species while providing a meaningful income for a proud, marginalized people.
Known to have a joyful and light meditative scent! Enjoy Peruvian Rosewood Essential Oil in a diffuser for relaxing time. It is 100% pure, natural and the highest quality therapeutic grade.
Our Shamans Market Peruvian Myrrh Essential Oil comes from the Commiphora Myrrha tree. It has a warm earthy, woodsy fragrance, with slight balsamic undertones. Myrrh oil is considered helpful for meditation, and aromatherapists recommend the naturally antiseptic essential oil for skin and mouth problems. Use of myrrh imparts a cooling, calming effect, combating apathy and increasing mental clarity and focus.
From our long time Peruvian partners, Moena alcanforada Essential Oil is only now being shared with the international market place. Exclusively crafted by its maker in the Amazonian region of Peru, this oil is steam distilled from sustainably grown and harvested tree branches, leaves and limbs, from trees which were planted especially for the purpose of developing a tree crop too valuable to cut down and thereby changing the course of rampant deforestation which is occurring in some parts of the rainforest.
A cousin of Brazilian Rosewood, Moena alcanforada essential oil is known for its soothing properties. This oil helps cool down inflammation of the body, such as muscles and joints; and of the mind, such as anger and irritation. A camphor-like fragrance. Can be used in a diffuser, or on the skin and in a cold compress. Take part in preserving nature with your purchase as some of the proceeds go to preserving the grower's mission.