What makes this grass so sweet? Besides its fresh fragrance, Sweetgrass Braids will call positive energy and spirits into a room, and transform the space with energetic illumination! After being cut, dried and braided, Sweet grass is ready to be burned. Though an open flame quickly dies on a Sweetgrass braid, it will continue to simmer on the dried leaves.
Native American cultures use Sweetgrass before ceremonies to begin rituals with positivity. A natural crowd pleaser, the aroma released by a Sweetgrass braid is a favorite of many because of its joy inspiring scent. Wondering how to burn sweetgrass? Burn Sweetgrass Braids before parties to set the mood by welcoming in only the most positive vibes for your future guests. It is great to use in tandem with Sage, which will clear negative energy and spirits. After performing a space clearing with sage, you can follow that practice by burning a Sweetgrass Braid and inviting in good energy to take the negative energy’s place. This combination acts in the same way as shampoo and conditioner, to cleanse and protect.
How to Use Your Sweetgrass Braid:
First, sage your space to clear any negative energy. Then, take your sweetgrass braid and cut off the drier end of the braid (the one with less green in it). Place the end outside as an offering, don't just throw it away as sweetgrass is a sacred plant! Light the braid at the cut end. Let it catch fire and then blow it out gently. As the smoke fills the air, say out loud or to yourself: "I ask that the plant spirit of the sweetgrass fill my space with positive energy." Extinguish it by snuffing it out in a fireproof dish when you're done.
We recommend that you store your Sweetgrass Braid in a dry, dark place until you are ready to use it. All sales are final on this item. Keep out of reach of children, animals and flammable material.