What are the rules of sage?
- Gather your tools and have an exit strategy.
- Set your intention and say a mantra.
- Light up.
- Slowly walk around your space.
- Be safe.
- Extinguish your sage.
How do you cleanse a house with sage?
First you start with a simple intention of focusing on clearing the negative energy out of your space and mind. Once you have your intention in mind, light the Sage or Palo Santo and hold at a 45 degree angle pointing the tip down towards the flame. Allow it to burn for 30 seconds and then blow it out.
Why is sage so sacred?
In some beliefs, white sage smoke is believed to provide a barrier that prevents negative spirits from entering the room in which the ceremony is being held. Desert sage (Salvia apiana) has been revered by First Peoples for its medicinal attributes long before the study of microbiology entered the universe.