American Sagebrush Smudgestick – Large
This sage also known as “Desert Sage” or “Big Sagebrush” is used on a regular basis by Native Americans, normally in the mornings for prayer and meditation. Smudging is the sacred ceremony of cleaning yourself and others with smoke from certain herbs. Sagebrush can be used for welcoming in the new day, or cleaning the body, home, or workplace, and is also used for ceremonial occasions, including sweat lodges. By smudging with respect the symbolism goes beyond the physical to enhance your spiritual connection.
Guidelines – How to light and extinguish smudgesticks.
Light end of smudgestick and extinguish any flame, allowing to smoulder only.
Once smudging is complete, extinguish smoking end in sand, dry rice or a little water (then air dry).