Sage Bundles

Kheops International

$6.50 
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White Buffalo Sage Bundles

This smudge stick is crafted from 100% natural aromatic botanicals, cultivated and produced in the USA through sustainable wildcrafting methods. Rooted in a long-standing tradition among Native Americans, the practice of smudging involves using these herbs for cleansing, protection, and healing purposes. Each herb within the smudge stick is believed to possess beneficial properties, facilitating a reconnection with the potent energies of Mother Earth. This sacred ritual is honoured for its ability to purify spaces and individuals, fostering a sense of harmony and balance.

Smudging with sage is a ceremonial practice that involves burning sage to cleanse a space, object, or person energetically. Here's how you can do it:

1. **Select Your Sage**: Choose a bundle of dried sage leaves. White sage (Salvia apiana) is commonly used for smudging, but other types of sage, such as desert sage or blue sage, can also be used.

2. **Prepare Your Space**: Open windows and doors to allow negative energy to leave the space. You can also light candles or burn incense to create a calming atmosphere.

3. **Light the Sage**: Hold one end of the sage bundle and light the other end using a match or lighter. Allow the flame to burn for a few seconds, then gently blow it out so the sage smolders and produces smoke.

4. **Set Your Intention**: Before you begin smudging, set your intention for the practice. This could be to cleanse your space of negative energy, to invite positivity and peace, or to bless a specific object or person.

5. **Start Smudging**: Hold the smoldering sage bundle in one hand and a fireproof container (such as a ceramic bowl or abalone shell) in the other to catch any falling ashes. Begin at the entrance of the space you want to cleanse and walk clockwise around the room, moving the sage bundle in a waving motion to spread the smoke. Pay special attention to corners, doorways, windows, and any areas where negative energy might linger.

6. **Focus on Intention**: As you smudge, focus on your intention and visualize the smoke cleansing and purifying the space. You can also recite affirmations, prayers, or mantras if it resonates with you.

7. **Finish Smudging**: Once you've smudged the entire space, return to the starting point. Gently extinguish the sage bundle by pressing it into the fireproof container or by running it under cold water. Ensure the sage is completely out before storing it.

8. **Closing**: Thank the sage for its cleansing properties and express gratitude for the positive energy that now fills the space. You can close the ceremony with a moment of silence or with a closing affirmation or prayer.

Remember to practice smudging with respect and mindfulness, honoring the sacredness of the ritual and the traditions from which it originates. Additionally, be mindful of fire safety and proper ventilation while smudging.

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