Sage sticks can be used for cleansing of the aura, for example before meditation or prayer, or they are quite often used by therapists before treatments. Smudging has long been used to connect to the spiritual realm or enhance intuition. Burning sage can lift one’s mood it could also be a great ally against stress.
The practice of smoke cleanses is fairly simple, use a seashell or heatproof ceramic bowl to hold burning sage or capture ash, optionally you can use feather or your hand to fan the smoke.
Sage revolves around the element of earth. Salvia eremostachya, also known as desert sage, is a well-known and widely used product among indigenous people of Central America, especially within shamanism. It is part of the purification ceremonies where these spicy plants are smoldered and their holy smoke is released. It stimulates the gain of visions and expels negative energy as well as bad entities. Scientific research has even shown that 94% of the bacteria in the room have been broken down after burning this herb.
Desert sage is a purification method that also changes your state of consciousness. Desert sage is a widely used product when it comes to the dawning and blessing of new phases.