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What is frankincense? Arrording to Encyclopedia Brittanica it is a Fragrant gum resin obtained from trees of the genus Boswellia (family Burseraceae), particularly several varieties found in Somalia, Yemen, and Oman. This important incense resin was used in ancient times in religious rites and in embalming. It constituted part of the Jewish incense of the sanctuary and is […]

Comments Off on Incense, Smudge and Frankincense SageWind on Oct 14th 2010

Smudging is a common practice among Lakota people for the cleansing of energy through the burning of sage, cedar, and sweet grass. These substances emit certain smells that are pleasing to the Great Mystery. Sage is the cleanest smell of the desert, and is also given to us by the Creator. Cedar is burned while […]

Comments Off on Smudging: Sage, Cedar, and Sweet Grass SageWind on Oct 14th 2010

Smudging (excerpt from article) To do a smudging ceremony, burn the clippings of these herbs (dried), rub your hands in the smoke, and then gather the smoke and bring it into your body, or – rub it onto yourself; especially onto any area you feel needs spiritual healing. Keep praying all the while that the […]

Comments Off on Creating A Smudging Ceremony SageWind on Oct 10th 2010

So, once the smudge is smoldering, now what? You’ll want to ensure you have a natural bowl, referred to as a smudge or leaf bowl. We do not recommend you use any man-made material, doing so will impact the sage burning and could alter your experience with the sage. We highly recommend you use abalone […]

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Welcome to SageSmudge.com the home of organic indigenous desert sage from the high desert of Utah. Sage has been used for centuries by tribal peoples and is still used today in ceremony and ritual. Sage is an element all its own. It can outlast the heat of the high deserts in Utah, California, and Arizona. […]

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