Looking to clear out your space’s negative energy? If so, burning sage is one of the oldest methods of cleansing unwanted spirits or vibes. Because smudging is so powerful, you want to ensure you are always doing so in the proper way by being selective where it is used. If you have rooms in the home that are high traffic spaces with various energies entering daily, this is a great place to start. Besides cleansing out bad spirits, did you know that it can also clear up to 94% of airborne bacteria? It also releases negative ions which are said to elevate our moods.
This Shamans Market white sage is from the coastal mountains of California. This is a broad leaf sage which is prized for its strong aromatic properties. White Sage has been used by Native Americans for thousands of years for cleansing, purifying one’s self and others as well as an area of space through the technique of smudging.
To Use- To burn a smudge stick- just light the tip, blow it out and either wave in air or place in a glass or metal container (one that will not burn) with sand or salt placed therein to hold the smudge upright. Be sure you have an open window or door to clear out the unwanted energy. To extinguish, invert smudge into the sand or salt to smother. Smudges put out a lot of soothing smoke.
Size- 3-4-inch stick