White Sage & Palo Santo Set | Home Smudging | Sacred and Holy Herb and Wood Stick | Cleanse Your Home and Aura | 4 inch Incense
This listing is for Set of Sage Smudge sticks and Palo Santo wood sticks. Size: Each stick is approximately 4 Inches long. Each smudge wand is approximately 4 inches long. Palo Santo and Sage are one of the most important sacred and ceremonial mystical tree sticks and plant herb respectively. These sacred incense sticks have been using for thousands of years to combat negative energy, to generate wisdom and clarity, to promote healing and is considered to drive out evil influences and keep off bad luck. They usually used for ceremonial purposes. The rising smoke of the lit sticks is believed to enter the energy field of ritual participants to clear misfortune, negative thoughts and to ward off evil spirits. Other health benefits of smudging of these sticks are to purify air from bacteria and repel insects. Smudging is perfect for improving mood and reducing stress and anxiety. Please take precautions in order to avoid any harm and keep them away from flammables.
To use your smudge, begin by ensuring your space is well ventilated for effective cleansing. Place the sage bundle on a glass or ceramic surface and light one end of the herbs. An abalone shell may also be traditionally used. Light the tip of the bundle until the leaves are thoroughly lit which may take about 30-60 seconds. As the flame appears, blow the flame out so the herb will smolder and release smoke. Continue to fan or blow on the burning embers to keep the smoke alive during the cleansing process. It it through the consistent addition of the element of air that the bundle will steadily burn. You may cleanse yourself first by encircling the smoke around you. Use a feather or fan to direct the smoke to the areas or persons in need of cleansing.
During this time, focus on your positive intentions, that which you desire to manifest in your life such as health, love, protection, abundance, etc. Do this from a place of confident knowing and faith, removing sense of fear, lack or doubt. You may also use this time to visualize your desired life experience, allowing yourself to tap into the emotions as if the event is already certain.
Bursera graveolens, known in Spanish as palo santo, is a wild tree native from the Yucatán Peninsula to Peru and Venezuela. Bursera graveolens is found in the seasonally dry tropical forests of Peru, Venezuela, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Colombia, Ecuador, and on the Galápagos Islands. The tree belongs to the same family as frankincense and myrrh. It is widely used in ritual purification and as folk medicine for stomach ache, as a sudorific, and as liniment for rheumatism. Aged heartwood is rich in terpenes such as limonene and α-terpineol.