JUNIPER SMUDGE STICK
Smudge sticks are bundles of dried herbs, bound together with string or twine. Burning smudge sticks is a way to cleanse yourself and your space energetically.
JUNIPER | Juniperus
In various cultures around the world, Juniper has been known as a protector tree. Native Americans and Tibetans have used juniper incense in ceremonies and as traditional medicine for millennia. In ancient Egyptian its fragrant wood, needles and berries were used as incense and medicine. It has been widely burned since antiquity as a fumigant to stave off viruses and plagues of sickness all over the Mediterranean and surrounding regions. It has also been a symbol of strength, fertility, and longevity for centuries. It is known for its stimulating and mind-clearing properties, its cleansing and purification of the atmosphere, its calming and relaxing effect on the nerves, and its sharpening of mental awareness and alertness. It is strongly protective and dispels negative energies and entities.