Palo Santo (Bursera graveolens) Wood
At OLH we believe in...
Sustainable management of our earth's forests & natural resources.
No living trees are EVER cut in the making of our Palo Santo (Bursera graveolens) products.
We collect only naturally-fallen trunks + branches from the dry forests of Ecuador & Perú, where this beloved wood is abundant in nature. We are proudly partnered with a network of native community associations who act as the gatekeepers & stewards of the forest while overseeing the sustainable management & ethical trade of their natural forest resources. Our Palo Santo (Bursera graveolens) smudge sticks are gathered in nature, split by hand, and exchanged with Love, by the multi-generational families of the forest to help bring Palo Santo's incredible essence to its innumerable loved ones around the world.
- Certified Ethical Origin -
We work alongside 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. We strive to set the gold standard within our niche industry by promoting responsible sourcing practices, regenerative forestation, ethical labor conditions, and a socially-responsible business model.