Tag: Smudging
Smudging

SMUDGING for DEPRESSION

We all appreciate the benefits of a soothing bath.  Equally as effective on the psychic energetic level is the practice of Smudging.  This is the name given to the Smoke Bowl Blessing, a powerful cleansing technique from Native American traditions.  It is the burning of herbs…

SMUDGING YOUR HOME (Video)

You should Smudge whenever you feel negative energy is affecting you, your possessions and your surroundings. Smudge whenever you feel you need to create or enhance positive energy around you.  Focus and intent are very important.  As you walk around the rooms in your home that…

White Sage Smudging

WHITE SAGE FOR BURNING (Video)

White sage, used in Smudging, is a flowering perennial that is native to the Southwest U.S.  It has tall woods stems and tiny white flowers that grow in full sun and flourish in the rocky heights of the southwestern canyons.  White sage, an herbal member of the mint…

Incense burning

INCENSE FOR GOOD LUCK

Incense has a long history of being used as a valuable ritual tool.  Incense is associated with the element Air and helps us to create and open the way to a Sacred space.  For many years people have burned magical herbs and aromatic woods to help…

Incense and Smudging

SMUDGING for CLEANSING

Smudging is a process of cleansing and purifying the mind, body and soul by burning herbs and essential oils.  Native Americans started the smudging ritual by burning sacred plants in a bowl or on a stick to clear space of negative energies and restore balance.  They have…