White sage is an herb held sacred by Native Americans for hundreds of years. ... Burning sage is a ritual known as smudging. Smudging is a cleansing ceremony used to help people, places, or even objects get rid of negative energy or even bad spirits.Ceremonial White Sage is used for clearing the space of negative energies/emotions. Used for purifying a space, person or object.
White sage has a wonderful aroma and it's effects are quite tangible.
The smell is hard to describe but it certainly warms the soul with its aromas.
The effects are quite clear - uplifting, energizing, relaxing & soothing.
The thick smoke fills the space purifying and clearing the space of unseen but tangibly felt emotional/energetic debris.
If allowed to inhale it enters the lungs gently, cleansing the energy systems of the person.
Something interesting to note is that some Shamans would actually smoke white sage..
*Strangely enough the smoke does not irritate the lungs - Infact quite surprisingly it feels refreshing to inhale & quite smooth.
Smudging Sage in your home also kills germs and microbes making it great for cleaning on more than just one level!
When the smoke clears and your once heavy space now becomes your sacred space with a feeling of clarity, refreshment & sacred freedom. With a wonderful lingering sage smell that naturally deodorizes stinky smells!