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.
White sage is also called Indian incense. It is made from the silver-white leaves of the Salvia Apiana plant and grows on the coast of California. It is a sacred herb used by shamans of indigenous peoples in North America for centuries for purification ceremonies. Hereby not only the living environment, but also the mind with all her thoughts is cleaned. White Sage has a penetrating spicy smell.
Juniper has a sweet and spicy "Christmas tree" fragrance and abundant blue berries. Like Cedar, Juniper is probably one of the most ancient plants. Juniper is said to have a masculine, protective energy, and is used in spells of cleansing and prosperity.
Juniper berries are popular in good luck charms, while the leaves are often used for smudging. Juniper is best used for blessing a new venture or dwelling, and inviting in abundance.
Scientific research has shown that 94% of the bacteria in the room have been broken down after burning white sage.