Smudge – White Sage and Frankincense
Smudging is an ancient Native American tradition, where white sage is used to cleanse and purify a space or person of unwanted or negative energies. Just as the dust accumulates on the floor so do unwanted energetic vibrations fill a space. These smudge sticks are made from divine White Sage with Frakincense and when burnt serve to clear a space or person of unwanted stagnant energies, creating room for new, fresh vibrations. Light the end until it is smouldering to produce smoke.
White sage is an evergreen perennial shrub that is native to the United States and Mexico. Smudging, the burning of the dried leaves, is an ancient Native American tradition where white sage is used to cleanse and purify a space or a person of unwanted or negative energies. White sage can also be used as a tea for colds, sore throats, sinus congestion, indigestion, or heavy menstruation. It is also valuable as a culinary spice, with a similar flavour to garden sage. Sage can reduce all bodily secretions (mucous, breast milk, sweat), so avoid in pregnancy and lactation.
For smudging, place loose leaves on a saucer to burn. Gently blow upon the glowing embers to produce smoke. Use to purify body, home, office and healing rooms.
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Avoid in pregnancy when breastfeeding, as it may reduce milk production (unless you are trying to wean your baby.)
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