This ritual smoke wand can either be burned for ritual purification of your sacred space or used as a decorative altar piece. It is made with alternative herbs to sage and palo santo, both of which are on the critical list for endangerment. As sage and palo santo are integral to native spiritual ceremonies, it is the duty of those outside of their traditions to make use of the multitude of other purification herbs for our rituals.
Ingredients and their properties are as follows:
Cedar - Cedar is a powerful ingredient. Wands made from this wood are particularly great for cleansing and creating sacred spaces. Cedar is associated with power and longevity. Cedar can be used to attract love, and is best used when burnt or added to sachets and charms. When hung above a door it will repel negative energy and spirits. It can be used to aid in the summoning of spirits during rituals, invocations, and evocations. It will also aid in healing magic, can be burned to attract money, and to boost psychic abilities.
Rosemary - strengthens memory, aids brain function, used for beauty rituals, summons feminine power, attracts faeries and good energy to ward off negative spirits, nightmares, and anxiety, has masculine energy associated with fire
Statice flower - symbolizes fond memories, success, and sympathy. Suitable for a wide range of celebrations as well as considered an herb useful in treating respiratory illnesses
Sunflower - associated w fire, transforms negative energy, inspires prophetic or lucid dreams, attracts abundance and fertility, summons happiness