The fragrant smoke of dried plants have been used in ceremonies around the world for thousands of years. The use of smoke as a form of spiritual cleansing, is most commonly known as a ritual for purifying. A sacred practice where the smoke from sage, cedar, juniper, palo santo or sweetgrass is used to rid a subject of negative thoughts, energies and spirits.
Modern spiritual practices draw inspiration from these global traditions. Now we burn sage bundle to cleanse our homes or simply as a way to promote spiritual connection. As the practice becomes better understood, we see more and more the benefits of including this healing into our everyday lives.