Sweet grass is burned as incense; sweet grass is valued for its vanilla-like scent. Clippings of sweetgrass is commonly braided and dried prior to burning. When the smoke from the braided sweet grass burned for healing or ritual purposes is intended to attract good spirits and positive energies. It is used as a smudging tool to purify peoples auras, cleanse objects, and clear ceremonial areas or healing spaces .
But today we look to sweet grass to clear our home of negative for the up-coming holiday season, when the hearth and home can be overrun with bad vibes, stress and negative feelings of visitors and family, let’s keep the season light and care free,
You will need:
Sweet grass braid or smudging wand
Matches and or lighter
Shell or fire proof bowl
Start at the back of the home or upper floors and work down and out to the front,
Shut all windows and doors but one in the front of your home
Shall we start?
Light your sweet grass or smudging wand, holding over your bowl or shell ( please it’s to smoke and not a torch ) just let it smolder ..
Go from room to room and do a blessing to keep light and love around the home.
This is a charm I say wile blessing my space:
Braid of sweet grass I call to you,
Cleanse this home pure and true,
Light to hold the dark at bay,
Only love and light to come this way,
Continue going from room to room until you reach the front, you can let the braid or wand smolder until it goes out or mist it with spring water then let it dry to use another time