Gran Bwa is the patron of the forest and the protector of all wildlife. A big hearted and loving lwa, they say he always has a joke or good advice for those who consult him. Experienced as a spirit of healing, his colours are brown and green. His is associated with St. Sebastian who was bound to a tree before being executed. Hs symbolic tree is the mapou, a silk-cotton tree native to Haiti. As a Petro spirit of the wilderness, a section of the grounds of all voodoo temples is left for him.