Lemongrass is used in spells to spiritually cleanse and invite a sensual love; citronella is used to drive away evil; and white sage is used for purification rites.
Burning bundles of dried herbs – sometimes called smudge sticks – has been a part of many spiritual traditions dating back millennia and connects all traditional cultures, from the Native Americans to the Druids, from the Zulus to the Maoris, from Aboriginals to the Mayans, from the Chinese to the Balinese, all of which have age-old forms of cleansing and blessing rituals.
Ways to use a Lemongrass Citronella and White Sage Smudge:
Light the smudge stick walk in a large circle, stopping at East, South, West and North to create a sacred space for magic within the circle.
Light the bundle and walk through the rooms of a home or other building to cleanse, protect or imbue the space with energy.
Light the bundle and waft the smoke over your body or someone else’s for a spiritual cleanse or for imbuing.
Wave the smoke over ritual tools or objects that you wish to bless.
4″ long bundle