history: smoke cleansing has been practiced for centuries by native americans and, more recently, in the new age movement.
it is typically performed before or after a significant event, such as moving into a new house, before meditation, or after an argument or illness. smoke cleansing is also performed to maintain balance, to protect against negative influences, banish evil, and to cleanse the area.
research shows that the medicinal smoke from the cleansing can purify the air of 94% of harmful bacteria for up to 24 hours.
instructions: light the end of a palo santo wood with a match. allow it to burn for 30 to 60 seconds before blowing out.
the tips of the wood should smolder slowly, releasing thick smoke. direct this smoke around your body and space with one hand while holding the wood in the other.
allow the incense to linger on the areas of your body or surroundings you’d like to focus on. allow the ash to collect in a ceramic bowl or shell.
*price is for 1 palo santo wood piece
*palo santo wood pieces are selected intuitively