Palo santo

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Palo santo may refer to:


  • Lignum vitae, heartwood of tree species of the genus Guaiacum, native to subtropical and tropical regions of the Americas
  • Bulnesia sarmientoi, a tree species native to the Gran Chaco area in South America
  • Bursera graveolens, a tree species native to South America, used for incense, aromatic oil, and indigenous medicine


  • Palo Santo, an album by indie rock band Shearwater
  • In Catalan, 'pal sant' is the Spanish caki or caqui fruit, commonly known in Spanish as palo santo if you are in Catalonia. In England they are known as persimmons.

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