Smudging is an ancient way of burning precious wood or herbs to shift or cleanse negative energy. Smoke from the dried cedar or other sacred plants and woods changes the air composition and assists in calming the central nervous system. Smudging your space, your body, or your home is akin to taking an energetic shower.
Components: Cedar - Burned for protection, attracting good spirits and bringing balance into your life. Dried Rose Petals: symbolize self love, blooming, and relationship healing. Roses are the highest vibrational frequencies of all plants they are powerful and elegant. Rose Quartz - a powerful healing stone that represents compassion, calmness, and has been known to restore connectivity and harmony in relationships. Palo Santo - a deeply aromatic wood, its purpose is to purify, cleanse, and heal. Tied with a beautiful blush colored antique ribbon.
Directions: Remove your crystal and burn/light your cedar, rose and palo santo bundle over an abalone shell or a glass dish to prevent glowing or burning herbs from falling on the floor. After it has igniting a seeing a flame, next blown out flame, then take a moment to reflect on what in your life needs to be purified and what type of positive energy your would like to attract. By using a feather or your hands you can fan the smoke in whatever direction you like and allow any feelings of discontent, anger, resentment, illness, and anxiety to be released from your body and from your space. Do not leave any smoldering items unattended. Make this ancient ritual a part of your daily practice or develop a spiritual routine today!