Do you dry sage before bundling?

The best way to dry it is to gather it together in a bundle, tie it together, and hang it in your garage or another place so it will dry evenly. If you can only place it outside, just remember to bring it inside or cover it at night so it doesn’t get any dew on it.

What do you wrap sage bundles with?

#1 I start the bundles by wrapping hemp or cotton string at the bottom. I wrap it over itself a few times so it will hold tight. #2 As I wrap the string up the bundle, I add some sweet grass. I really love how it smells.

How do you make sage smudge bundles?

  1. gather your foraged ingredients.
  2. Tie the bundle at the base with a secure knot.
  3. Starting in the centre, wrap the string toward the top of the bundle before returning to the base.
  4. Hang the bundle upside down in a cool, dry place for at least a week.
  5. Now it’s time to smudge!

What kind of sage is used for smudging?

White sage is probably the most common and popular herb for smudging. It is associated with purity and has a strong and heavy presence. It’s definitely useful for when you need a major space cleansing.

Can I make my own sage smudge?

You can make DIY smudge sticks using bundles of both dried and fresh herbs and flowers. It’s a little easier to work with fresh because the stems are less brittle, so you can work it into any shape you like—but dried have their benefits too! You know that lavender plant that you forgot to water?

How do you smudge for beginners?

Can you reuse smudge sticks?

You can reuse the same smudge stick until there is nothing left to burn. Ideally, you should use a new smudge for each cleansing.

What’s the difference between white sage and regular sage?

Appearance. The mature leaves of a white sage plant are smooth and white, while the leaves of garden sage are gray or gray/green. Also white sage is slightly larger, growing 4 to 5 feet tall compared to garden sage’s 2 feet height max.