Feb
13
#WellnessWeek

On this week's #WellnessWeek, learn about how you can bring wellness into your home with the art of burning sage and/or incense. 

Burning sage and/or incense is an ancient art of cleansing a person, group of people, or space. If you're looking into clearing negative energy, give burning sage or incense a try and discover the spiritual benefits it can bring you!

Sage

  • Sage has originated from the mint family of plants. When burning sage, there are a few types to select from: white sage, black sage, Russian sage, etc.
  • Sage has been known for being used by Native Americans for healing, clearing space, and ceremonies.
  • When burning sage, it is best to hold it while walking around the area you would like to cleanse, as well as repeating an incantation throughout the process.
burning sage

Incense

  • Incense release a fragment smoke when burned. There are a variety of different scents for specific reasons, such as lotus and rose to increase focus and sandalwood or cedarwood to reduce anxiety.
  • Incense has been proven to help your mind become peaceful and distressed.
    -Smelling the smoke from the incense also has an affect on our brain. It can boost the brains alpha waves and bring calmness and balance to yourself. "
incense

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