SPIRITGARDEN ETHNOBOTANICALS

Botanicals, Shamanic Tools, Incenses and Arts

Salvia apiana (White Sage)

Oregon, Leaves, Bundle, Small from United States (SKU 3939)

Excellent quality White Sage bundles for smudging as part of a ritual or ceremony. 
Weight 35-40 gram. Size approx. 15 x 3 cm.



White Sage, Lamiaceae (Mint family), is a sub-shrub that can reach over 1 meter tall. The leaves are widely lanceolate and tapered at the base. The margin is minutely toothed and rounded. The leaves are generally basal, covered with dense hairs, which gives it a white coloring, and are about 4–8 cm long. The inflorescence is a spike-like clusters with few flowers. The flowers are bilateral, about 12–22 mm in length, and are white with lavender spots and streaks. Both the stamens and styles are exserted. The fruit form into shiny, light brown nutlets that are 2.5–3 mm in size.[2]

Strong and full, characteristic, fresh, Mediterranian.

White Sage is considered sacred by many Native Americans since it is used to make smudge sticks, a type of incense. White sage is believed to cleanse a space of any evil spirits that may be present. This power is said to be released from the plant by the burning of the leaves, which are typically bundled into a wand or stick. Today many Native American tribes still use the stems and leaves for smudging as part of purification ceremonies. 

This item is not allowed in the following countries:

Japan

This is a natural product, used as incense or in perfumery, or as an ingredient of incense and other perfumery or potpourri preparations.
Some incense plants or products may have some history of other folklore purposes, but we offer this product for its use as incense. Not food grade, not for consumption.

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