"Palo santo" translates to “holy wood” and has traditionally been used as a ritual smudge, dating back to the Inca era. Light the end, allow to catch and burn for a few moments, then blow the flame out. Allow the smoke to rise and fill your physical space, clearing negative thoughts and energy. The scent is strong and reminiscent of mint and anise. Each stick will vary slightly in dimension, and are approximately 4 inches long with a half-inch width.