Promote Positive Energy White Sage
Sage has a powerful and unique way of doing things well for one it can release and clear energy from your space. Sage Smudging is a ritual where the leaves of the Sage plant are burned, and the smoke is directed into and onto areas that are in need of clearing and protection. Helps with stress Anxiety and Meditation and Cha kras. White Sage will change any negative energy to a positive. When you perform a smudging ritual you are plugging in to an ancient, powerful line of spiritual tradition. ... From the incense of Asia and Europe to the sage and cedar of the indigenous Americans, the smoke generated by plants has a history of use as part of spiritual practice. Smudging is the common name given to the indigenous American tradition known as the Sacred Smoke Bowl Blessing. This is a powerful spiritual cleansing technique which calls upon the spirits of various sacred plants to drive away negative energy and to restore balance to an individual, a group, a space, or all three. This tradition has been a part of the spirituality of indigenous Americans for thousands of years, and now this cleansing ritual is available to anyone who is willing to give it a try. The ritual is very simple and very empowering, and you don't need a lot of stuff to start doing it in your own home. Perhaps you are wondering why smudging is effective? It is because it allows you to effect the world of subtle spiritual energies using the spirits of various powerful, healing plants. If you have ever worked with yoga or meditation, you will understand that your body, and indeed, the spaces that you occupy, vibrate with invisible energy currents that can be strongly effected by outside forces, both physical and spiritual. Smudging allows you to wash away all the emotional and spiritual negativity that gathers in your body and your space over time. It's a little bit like taking a spiritual shower! The effects of smudging can be very effective, often banishing stress almost instantly and providing energy and peace. Smudging can also help your body and space to adjust to the healing rhythms of the seasonal cycle. More than anything, though, smudging can turn your space, and your body, into a peaceful, beautiful temple in which you can rejuvenate yourself and find happiness.
The Latin word for sage is, ‘Salvia,’ from salvus healthy meaning ‘to heal.’ Other benefits to burning sage, it brings wisdom (old sage/wise), clarity, energy cleansing and increased spiritual awareness and intuition. All one needs to do to gain these benefits is to burn it in their home, or any place needing cleansing. If people have imbalances (physical, emotional, spiritual) in their lives, it can negatively affect their overall health and well-being. The theory behind this burning ritual is that the smoke will attach itself to negative energy and as the smoke clears away it takes the negative energy with it, releasing it into another space where it can then be recycled into positive energy.
Why burn sage or smudge?
Burning sage or smudging should be done to keep yourself and environment energetically balanced. It promotes maintaining a peaceful state of being, spiritual awareness, intuition, clears negative energy, and is especially helpful when you've been around people that are depressed, fearful, ill, emotionally unbalanced, mentally ill, emotionally or physically toxic, or angry. Also when you are feeling blue, or under extreme stress. Smudging creates a wonderful "lightness" of the atmosphere. When you smudge on a regular basis, harmony prevails. It's also great in a pinch, to clear out negativity.