The crisp, lemony aroma of a Juniper Smudge Stick opens the eyes, awakens the spirit and dusts off negative the thoughts that have settled within the mind. It acts as a sort of spring cleaning for the soul. To get reacquainted with your most energetically alive self, employ the vibrant scent of Juniper leaves. In Native American cultures, Juniper was believed to protect against malign spirits and bad luck. Some tribes believed hanging a bundle of Juniper leaves above the entryway to the home blocked negative energy from entering. Also used in tea and medicine pouches, Juniper leaves have many sacred medicinal uses in Native American culture. Even during the Plague, burning Juniper was used in an effort to shield the non-infected from contracting the disease. This ancient, multicultural belief that a Juniper smudge stick holds protective powers, spawns from its invigorating, life-giving quality. It revives mind and ushers in a strength of spirit that blocks negative energy from entering.
Used in purification ceremonies, burning Juniper washes away doubt, hesitation, hostility and judgement. Waft the fragrance of burning Juniper throughout the home to cleanse and protect against negativity. The best times to practice Juniper Smudging are when you are feeling energetically depleted, dull or unmotivated, as well as before parties or meditation to bring in positive vibes. This sacred plant is all about abundance and good luck. Working with Juniper centers and balances the mind so that it can induce the energy necessary to welcome new opportunities. Open your intuition up to new spiritual planes with a cleansing energy that is less about the hardcore purification of sage, and more aligned with the gentle, uplifting energy you need after an intense purification. Use your Juniper smudge stick after Sage to lighten your space, and promote fresh pine-scented joy.
We recommend that you store your Juniper Smudge Stick in a dry, dark place until you are ready to use it. These Juniper Smudge Sticks are approximately 4” bundles. All sales are final on this item. Keep out of reach of children, animals and flammable material.