White Sage (Salvia apiana): small approx 18 Grahams, large approx 90 Grahams
Description: White Sage is a wild plant that grows between northern Mexico and southern California in the desert and the coastal mountains. Our Salvia comes from Hesperia California, it is 100% organic and is wild-harvested. Sage is valued for its medicinal and aromatic properties and has been used by many cultures for thousands of years for cleansing and purification of both individuals and spaces through ritual burning.
~ It can purify the air. It has antimicrobial properties, meaning when burned it can keep infectious bacteria, viruses, and fungi at bay. is both antimicrobial and antibacterial.
~Burning sage is thought to release negative ions which will help to neutralize positive ions. Common positive ions are allergens like pet dander, pollution, dust, and mold. This can really benefit those with asthma, allergies, bronchitis, and other respiratory conditions.
Warning: Inhaling the smoke during smudging can aggravate any respiratory condition so wait until the smoke clears before going into the room.
~ Smudging can be used as a ritual tool to free yourself or your space of negativity. This includes past traumas, bad experiences, or negative energies from others.
~It can cleanse or empower specific objects. This can be useful with new purchases, gifts, or secondhand items, any item can be smudged. Smudging may help bring peace of mind and make the object more sacred to you.
~ It has been shown to repel insects, this way not only will you enjoy the calming,
herbaceous, woodsy scent you will keep the bugs away too!
How to use:
~ For best results, work on one room at a time.
~ To start, open the windows and doors to provide the negative energy an escape route.
~Light the sage smudging stick and leave it to burn until it begins to emit smoke.
~Once the cleansing smoke arrives, keep your intentions in mind, and with the stick in your hand, make your way through the room, rotating clockwise as you move through the room.
~ Continue until peace and love begin to fill the room while sending the negative energies away.