Is Palo Santo Safe for Pets?
Is Palo Santo Safe for Pets Palo Santo is a tree native to South America and may be used for healing, spiritual purification, and calming purposes. But does the smoke from burning Palo Santo really have a positive effect on our furry family members?
Palo Santo is believed to have a wide variety of benefits, including:
- Aids relaxation
- Fosters peaceful vibes
- Eliminates bad energy
- Improves respiratory health
Burning Palo Santo for calming purposes may lead to health problems if used around pets. The smoke generated by burning Palo Santo can cause irritation to the eyes, nose, and throat, and even small amounts of smoke can be unhealthy if inhaled by animals. There is further evidence that burning Palo Santo may also be linked to lung infections and cancer.
When Can You Use Palo Santo?
Due to the potential health risks, it’s best to avoid burning Palo Santo around pets. If you must use it, try to do so in an area with plenty of ventilation, away from your pets.
Ultimately, it would be best to talk to a veterinarian before using Palo Santo around pets. Your vet may be able to provide advice on how to safely use Palo Santo without endangering your furry friends.