ALL OF OUR SAGE IS ETHICALLY SOURCED
Smudge sticks can be used for cleansing of the aura, for example before meditation or prayer, or they are quite often used by body workers and therapists before treatments. Smudging has long been used to connect to the spiritual realm or enhance intuition.
Benefits of burning sage are believe to include:
- Removing bacteria from the air.
- Repelling insects.
- Improving intuition.
- Purifying specific objects.
- Improving mood and reducing stress and anxiety.
The scents and effects of white sage and cinnamon
The interesting thing about cinnamon and sage is that they are two very different scents. It is precisely because of this that they complement each other perfectly. White sage is heavy and spicy. It is a soothing and invigorating scent. As soon as you burn sage, you are soon convinced of the cleansing feature of this herb.
Cinnamon is known worldwide. Both in the kitchen (stew, pastries, tea) and in products like incense and scented candles. The scent is soft, friendly and sweet. This is also the effect that the scent has on your mind. Together with white sage, it soothes negative thoughts and creates a pleasant scent in your home.
How do you use a smudge stick?
The nice thing about smudging is that you burn pure, dried herbs. So there are no additions. The only thing you need is a smudging bowl or shell. For example, you can use Singing Bowls. You put a few twigs in the bowl. Light them with a match or lighter, and wait until the twigs burn. Then you blow out the flame.
With a feather you can ensure that the scent of the herbs spreads extra well. This way you can perform the smudging ritual. If you really want to clean your living space properly, it is best to open one or more windows. So that negativity and unwanted odors can leave your home. You also ventilate your house, which always remains important.
Herbal smudging tips
Did you know that Indians united the four elements for their smudge rituals? Hereby the herbs represent the element earth, the combustion for fire, the smoke for air and a shell for water.