Smudge Stick - BLUE SAGE & LAVENDER FLOWER SMUDGE STICK 10-11cm
Our stunning BLUE SAGE & LAVENDER FLOWER Smudge Sticks are a beautifully sized blue sage stick, with the addition of a generous strip of natural lavender flowers.
Each stick is typically between 10-11cm in length, and around 3-4cm in thickness. A simple instruction card is included with each smudge stick purchase.
NOTE RE SIZE: As these are a handmade natural product each batch of smudge sticks we sell may have a slightly different shape and size. Some have longer or shorter stems, or are slightly longer or thicker than others. The item you receive may look a little different from the items pictured, however all are made from herbs of the highest quality, and generally within the size range as outlined above, if not larger.
Blue Sage, also known as "Grandmother Sage”, is an aroma to cleanse negativity, hate and exorcism, and is believed to help bring wealth, health, prosperity, healing and coolness to your life. Like all sages, Blue Sage is said to dispel negatviity. Blue Sage can be used in a ritual ceremony, house cleansing or simply for aroma pleasure.
Not to be confused with 'Lavender Sage' (Purple Sage / Wild Lavender), which is a sage variation and listed separately, the Lavender included in these sticks are actual Lavender flowers from the 'Lavandula' family. When used in smudging or for magical purposes, Lavender flowers have been used for cleansing, psychic protection, clairvoyance, happiness & healing, purification and tranquility.
Together, the blend of Blue Sage and Lavender Flowers can be used to promote positivity & happiness, as well as to cleanse and protect.
WHAT IS SMUDGING?
Many native Indian tribes of the US and Canada traditionally perform a purification ritual known as 'smudging' to clear the atmosphere of negative vibrations and fill the environment with positive, uplifting energies. Smudge Sticks are typically bundled wands made of bound herbs such as White Sage or Sweetgrass, used for smudging purposes - though other herbs and botanicals such as Palo Santo wood and Cedar leaves have also been used for this purpose.
To burn a smudge stick, remove the yarn binding the stick and place it in a heatproof dish or abalone shell filled with sand or ashes, to keep it upright. Light the tip of the bundle on fire until the Smudge Stick catches, then blow out the flame to allow the herbs to smoulder, sending sweet fragrant smoke into the air. To extinguish, invert into the sand until the embers are out. Never leave a lit smudge stick unattended. There are many rituals for smudging houses etc - more information can be found via the internet if you're looking for instructions towards a specific ritual.