Cedar Sage Smudge Stick - 4 inch
What is Smudging?
Smudging is the common name given to the Indigenous American tradition known as the Sacred Smoke Bowl Blessing. This is a powerful spiritual cleansing technique which calls upon the spirits of various sacred plants to drive away negative energy and to restore balance to an individual, a group, a space, or all three.
This tradition has been a part of the spirituality of Indigenous Americans for thousands of years, and now this cleansing ritual is available to anyone who is called to it. The ritual is very simple and very empowering, and you don't need a lot of expensive equipment to start doing it in your own home.
Cedar is a medicine of protection. Cedar trees are very old, wise and powerful spirits. Cedar is often used to cleanse a home or apartment when first moving in, inviting unwanted spirits to leave and protecting a person, place or object from unwanted influences.
Smudging allows you to wash away all the emotional and spiritual negativity that gathers in your body and your space over time. It's a little bit like taking a spiritual shower! The effects of smudging can be very effective, often banishing stress almost instantly and providing energy and peace.
Smudging can also help your body and space to adjust to the healing rhythms of the seasonal cycle. More than anything, though, smudging can turn your space, and your body, into a peaceful, beautiful temple in which you can rejuvenate yourself and cultivate happiness.
Instructions: Carefully light one end using a small flame. Allow end to burn for a few seconds, then quickly blow out flame. Place smoking stick on fire safe surface - e.g. metal or clay bowl, shell, crystal or stone dish. Keep a small dish or cup of water nearby for quick distinguishing.
CAUTION: Use with extreme caution. Do not leave burning or smoldering stick unattended. Keep out of reach of children.
- Approx. 4" length
- Sustainably grown, harvested, and wrapped in USA