Palo Santo and Inflammation
Natural plant-based solutions such as palo santo are traditionally enjoyed for many reasons, and one of them has to do with inflammation.
What is Inflammation?
Inflammation is a natural response of the body’s immune system that can sometimes become a problem in its own right. Ideally, it slows infection and accelerates the healing process.
Inflammation isolates a wound. This allows white blood cells and other healing agents to do their work.
Why is Inflammation Bad?
Sometimes, inflammation can hinder us from truly enjoying our lives. Joints grow inflamed with excessive use or changes in the weather. Also, old injuries may begin to ache from fresh exposure or new use patterns.
Arthritis is a well-known form of chronic inflammation that leads to pain and stiffness.
How to Manage Inflammation?
What can we do when inflammation prevents us from living the easeful, mobile life we desire?
Before reaching for expensive medicines with potential side-effects, why not try natural plant-based approaches!
Can Palo Santo Help with Inflammation?
Palo santo belongs to a family of plants called Burseraceae. This family also includes other famous incense ingredients such as frankincense, myrrh, and copal.
These plants are rich in an aromatic and soothing substance called limonene.
You may have heard of limonene. It’s a well-known terpene. It is found in many medicinal plants, including cannabis.
The limonene in palo santo has many benefits. It has a rich and pleasant citrus aroma. Additionally, it has been studied for it anti-stress and anti-inflammatory properties.
How to Use Palo Santo Oil?
Palo santo extract is a rich source of limonene. It is a great ingredient in salves and massage oils. Simply rub anointing oil or salveon affected areas.
We provide pure palo santo oil to blend into home-made salves and creams.
We also sell pre-blended anointing oil ideal for use on the skin.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.