This tradition has been part of the spirituality of Indigenous Americans for thousand of years. Smudging is way to create a cleansing spiritual bath that is used to purify and invite positive energy.
How to Smudge :
Light the tip of your smudge stick carefully with a match .
Once lit, blow out as you do not want a flame.
Fan with hand or feather to produce a smoke cloud for cleansing and purifying your sacred space.
Whisper a prayer asking for guidance strength and protection.
Discard of the burnt ashes and return it to Mother Earth