Sage has been burned by the Native American people for centuries. Today, burning sage has become a widespread practice. Sage can be used for a variety of different purposes.
Cleansing of Space
One common use for sage is to cleanse a space. Sage can be purchased in a ready-made bundle or loose. Once lit, the smoke from the sage can be fanned around the location with the intent of purifying the area and removing any negative energies.
Removal of Unwanted Spirits
Sage can be burned in your home to cleanse it of a haunting or unwanted spirit activity.
Physical and Emotional Advantages
Burning sage is useful in cleansing oneself from psychic and emotional trauma. Much like clearing a space, the smoke from sage can be fanned around your body with the intent to remove emotional blocks in the energy field.
Healing and Chakra Balancing
People who do Reiki and other forms of energy healing can fan the sage smoke around their client's body to balance the energy centers, otherwise known as Chakras.
The smell of burning sage can increase relaxation and aid in deeper meditation.