These are beautifully hand rolled cleansing sticks. Made with wild harvested western juniper and cedar. Juniper berries throughout. Bundled with a fragrant cinnamon stick.
Decorated with a touch of baby breath and silk ribbons, hand dyed green shades. CEDAR: Sacred to Native tribes known as the Mother and giver of life. Cedar is especially associated with prayer, healing, dreams, and protection against disease. One of the four sacred plants of the Indigenous American Medicine Wheel and represents the Southern direction.
Juniperus communis is used by the Native Americans and Tibetans for ceremony. It has the power to disperse and cleanse. Since ancient times it has been used for spiritual purification. In many cultures it is revered and used to create a safe and sacred environment. It ignites our instinctive fire within, fortifying and empowering us. The Pueblo cultures in the Southwest carry juniper for protection and medicine. In Siberia, shamans inhale the smoke of juniper to invoke visions. It is known for its stimulating and mind-clearing properties, its cleansing and purification of the atmosphere, its calming and relaxing effect on the nerves, and its sharpening of mental awareness and alertness.
Juniper has an aromatic profile that contains fresh, piney, earthy, woody, balsamic, and bittersweet aromas.
SMUDGING/ SMOKE CLEANSING:
Smudging holds an important place in Native American spirit healing. The smoke was believed to disperse impurities allowing the healing process to commence. As the smoke rose it was believed that prayers would also rise to the Spirit World and negative thoughts and emotions were lifted away.
Wrapped and labeled in textured paper, comes with descriptive card, history and instructions.
You will receive one bundle approximately 6 - 7 " in length
Ready for gifting or personal use. made with loving energy xo