The needles of the cedar tree are long, thin, and dark green in color. Cedar trees are found all over the world and is used by many cultures for construction, incense, rituals, and protection from insects or disease. Use your cedar smudge to cleanse your home and protect the home from unwanted spirits or negative energies.
- Hold the California White Sage over an open flame, tilting the end down at a 45 degree angle. Once lit, let the wood burn visibly for approximately 20 seconds, relighting as necessary.
- Blow out the Sage stick and allow to smolder. If the Sage is difficult to light we recommend untying the string and unraveling it a little bit. Sometimes the sage bundle is tight and doesn't leave much room for oxygen to ignite the flame.