SAGE & DRAGONS BLOOD
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.
WHITE SAGE | Salvia apiana
Sacred White Sage is a woody perennial native to California. Sage belongs to the Salvia plant family, whose name derives from the Latin word salvere, which means “to heal.” The smell of white sage incense is often described as woody and earthy. Sage has been used for centuries to cleanse, purify and maintain health. Modern research has shown that it can also help people with anxiety, depression, fatigue, and even menopause symptoms. Sage has a long history of use in Egyptian, Roman, and Greek medicine, as well as in Native American healing traditions. Dried sage is burned as a way to heal, protect, increase wisdom, and boost defense against disease. Sage has long been used to energetically clear and cleanse objects, people and spaces.
DRAGON’S BLOOD | Calamus draco
Dragon’s Blood is a resin that comes from the Dracaena Tree. This natural red resin has been used for thousands of years in everything from paint to spiritual practices. This potent resin was used by the Ancient Greeks and Romans, along with traces of its use in India, China, and the Middle East. Dragons Blood is used in incense as it has a strong and powerful aroma with notes of amber, vanilla, and spices. Dragon’s Blood is strongly associated with the element of fire - active element energy that can bring warmth and life or burn through that which is no longer wanted. There are three main uses for Dragon’s Blood when it comes to spiritual rituals: banishing, healing, and protection. It is also believed that when used alongside other herbs and blends, you can increase their power.