Did you know that there are scientific reasons why you should start smudging with sage or other sacred medicines? Keep reading to find out why you will want to start smudging with Sage and other sacred medicines too.
1. SMUDGING WITH SAGE REDUCES OVER 94% OF HARMFUL AIRBORNE BACTERIA IN A ROOM
That is a huge reason to start smudging right there. There is scientific research that has been done that proves that the smoke's ability to disinfect and purify the air was maintained for up to 24 hours. Now you can start saving money on air freshener and ignite those smudge sticks and bring on the purification. Now that we know that smudging acts as an antiseptic and it's disinfecting the air that we breathe, what could these four other benefits be?
2. SMUDGING WITH SAGE NEUTRALIZES THE POSITIVE IONS IN THE ROOM
Makes the energy around us more free. When you are stressed, angry or tense, there is a buildup of positive ions in the air that is being released from your body. The energy in the room becomes stagnant with an imbalance of positive ions. Now, just to be clear, positive ions, aren't the same thing as positive vibes, positive ions are harmful and can cause us to feel tired and burnt out. Smudging turns the positive ions back to negative ones and therefore the practice of smudging cleanses and purifies the atmosphere.
3. BURNING SAGE INCREASES YOUR CLARITY, AWARENESS AND ALSO IMPROVES YOUR MOOD
Studies have shown that smudging with sage makes you think more clearly and also enhances your memory too. It's also been shown to quicken your senses as your awareness goes up.
4. THE SMOKE FROM THE SMUDGING HAS BEEN USED TO HELP AID LUNG, BRAIN AND SKIN FUNCTION
Research from over 50 countries has found that the smoke has been used since ancient times to help improve your respiratory system, your nervous system and your skin too. And once the fumes become inactive, they act as an air purifier.
5. THE SAGE SMUDGING SMOKE HEIGHTENS YOUR STATE OF MIND. SO YOU CAN THINK PURE THOUGHTS AND FEEL GOOD PHYSICALLY AND SPIRITUALLY
Indigenous people have been smudging since the beginning of time. I was taught from my elders that smudging gets rid of the negative energies, and it also heals us on a spiritual level.
Now, after learning these five amazing benefits of smudging with sage, you can start reaping these health benefits if you so choose. If you have any questions you can reach out to us on FACEBOOK, INSTAGRAM, TWITTER, PINTEREST or Live Chat on our Website just hit the Message Button.