California White Sage Smudge Stick 9"
Sage is a traditional medicine plant of the Native American peoples, used for healing and ceremony. It is used for cleansing and purification, and to open people up to a greater connection with the sacred. It is thought to banish negative energy, not only on the physical level, but also emotionally, mentally and spiritually. It has a very aromatic, sharp and stimulating smell, and its action works on all the senses. However it is honored in Native American tradition to be sacred herb used for sending prayer and working with the power of spirit.
White Sage is used to cleanse spaces, houses, rooms or environments of any kinds of subtle, old energies and prepare the space with fresh intent. It is also used to cleanse the aura of a person from stuck old energies to prepare for ceremony or spiritual work. It is also cleansing and healing when drunk internally as a tea. White Sage is also used for cleansing objects for use in ceremony or when calling or looking inward for higher guidance. It is very good for cleansing crystals.
Sage can be bundled together and tied at the bottom around the stalks, creating a smudge stick, this is then lit and used in cleansing ritual, feathers are often used to direct the smoke appropriately. It can also be placed on charcoals traditionally in a shell and then allowed to burn, releasing the purifying smoke.
•Light the bundle from the top for about 10 seconds, then gently blow it out. You may also crush the stick and place them on a burning charcoal tablet.
•Please be cautious and burn safely.
•Keep out of reach of children, pets, and flammable material.