Sweetgrass Braid

14.99

Ancient incense: sustainably harvested Sweetgrass. It is prayed upon when picking and braiding the Sweetgrass, prayers for the mind, body, and soul.

It is said to be the hair of Mother Earth and is a female medicine. There are 28 strands in a Sweetgrass braid to represent the female cycle. It is calming and soothing. Sweetgrass has a unique vanilla-like scent – one of the most beloved of all Western plants for smudging.

Sweetgrass is usually used after other medicines or clearing your space with white sage. It brings in positive energy to you and your space. It is also known to bring harmony amongst discord in your home.

It has a deep feminine energy, with a soft, sweet scent. You can also burn it during prayer work to carry our prayers upon the smoke to the spirit realms.

How to use: Light the end of the Sweetgrass with a lighter or a match, and allow braid to smolder and fill your space with the sweet scent of the high plains. Relight as desired. Have a bowl of sand nearby to extinguish. Be careful with fire and never leave the burning smudge stick alone.

Ingredients: Wildcrafted dried Sweetgrass (Hierochloe odorata) wrapped in organic cotton string. No hidden ingredients. No charcoal or perfume. 55 – 65 cm lang.

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Smudging, the ritual burning of holy herbs.

The burning of herbs has been a common method of purification in many cultures and religions. From the rich Frankincense of the Church and the Middle Eastern Bazaar, to the incenses of Asia and the raw energy of brush burning in many native culture; the purification of space through this modality has been utilized throughout the ages This practice is known as “Smudging” and its popularity has made a return as more and more look for natural homeopathic solutions to healthful living.

Smudging is a form of energy cleansing where plant medicines are burned to purify the air and restore the vitality of any space. As the smoke carries, it transforms unfavorable vibrations in your environment into fresh and clear energy; enhancing your optimism.