Our smudge sticks come from the southwest of the United States and the northwest of Mexico. Furthermore, our Palo Santo wood sticks come from Peru, where it is being collected and processed only from the wood of branches that had fallen naturally from the trees.
A smudging stick is a bundle of dried herbs, typically white sage or a mix of other herbs like lavender, rosemary, peppermint, etc. The sticks are burned as part of a cleansing ritual known as smudging. It is believed that burning a smudging stick can help to cleanse a person, place, or object of negative energy.
Smudging is an ancient practice that has been used for centuries by many different cultures. The smoke from the burning smudge stick is thought to carry away negative energy, leaving behind only positive vibes and calming fresh smell.
So why smudge?
Well, it's a great way to clear out any negative energy that might be weighing you down. It can also help to ease stress and anxiety. Not to mention, it's a lovely way to enjoy the aromatic benefits of different herbs and woods. For example, sage smudge sticks is often used to cleanse negative energy, while cedar is used for protection. Palo santo wood sticks are being used to help brighten energy and promote feelings of positivity and joy. Not sure which one is right for you? No problem! Please read What are Smudge Sticks, and what do they do? blog post about different sticks and their benefits
How to use a smudge stick?
The practice of smudging is pretty simple. Have a fire and heat-proof dish at hand. Light the end of the smudge stick and allow it to burn for a few seconds. Then, blow out the flame. Allow the smoke to reach every desired corner of the house. Once finished, just put out the sage smudge stick using your heat-proof bowl. But if you're new to smudging or need more details about the whole procedure, don't worry - we've got you covered. Our how-to guide will walk you through the process, from start to finish. Head to our Introduction to smudge sticks blog post to start.
Smudging is a great way to cleanse your energy and create a more positive space. Try using a smudge stick next time you're feeling down or stressed out. You might just be surprised at how much better you feel!