Smudging is a both mentally clarifying and stimulating. The sage strengthens determination as it eases away fears and negative emotions, making the impossible suddenly possible.
Sage is one of the oldest and most well-known herbs for clearing out negative energy from both the surroundings and objects. When burned, the combination of herbs in these Smudge Sticks helps to attract the energies of your soul and to cleanse your space of any negative energy.
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Smudging can be very effective in times where you find yourself depressed, angry, resentful, unwell, or after you just need to hit the redo button to invite positive energy in. (Side note: you can totally smudge other people too).
Smudge your home or office to release any negative and unwanted energies in the space. This smudge can be used cleanse auric fields, personal spaces and work areas. It is also a great way to cleanse your crystals, gemstones, Energy Muse jewelry or any sacred items you have.
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History & Details
History of Sage: Ancients believed it brought forth wisdom, skill, long life, domestic bliss and even psychic abilities! Sage was considered excellent for the brain and memory, imparting mental acuity. The Greeks used the herb to support a broad range of health aspects, while Romans utilized it in holy ceremonies, associating it with immortality. Wise Native Americans burned it to cleanse an area of negative energies, helping restore and balance energy to the body, mind and environment.
“Smudging” is the common name given to the Sacred Smoke Blessings, a powerful cleansing technique derived from an ancient Native American tradition. It is a ritual way to cleanse a person, place, object or space of all negative energies or influences. The idea behind smudging is that the smoke attaches itself to the negative energy. As the smoke clears and begins to melt away, it takes the negative energy with it, carrying it into another space to be regenerated. Many people also use Sage to drive out evil spirits, negative thoughts and feelings. It is also used in keeping sacred objects safe from negative influences.
Sage also known as Common, Dalmation or Kitchen Sage, this evergreen perennial herb can grow up to two feet in height. It yields soft gray-green leaves and decorative blue or violet blooms. Most sage is found in Dalmatia (Croatia) where it grows wild and free. Its name is derived from the Latin word “salvare,” which means “heal” or “save.”