Smudge Sticks can be used for cleansing of the aura, for example before meditation or prayer or they are quite often used by body workers and therapists before treatments. Smudging has long been used to connect to the spiritual realm or enhance intuition. Burning sage or smudge can lift one’s mood it could also be a great ally against stress.
Cedar leaves are similar in function and shape to white sage, but in smell similar to Palo Santo. The effect is not as intense as white sage, but is experienced as healing. Cedar is best known for it's ability to attract good spirits and eliminate negative energy. In Native American tradition it was used to carry prayers to the creator.