The Ancient Art of Smudging for Modern Times
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Smudging is the burning of herbs as a spiritual practice. This book explains and illustrates this integral part of traditional Native American life and shows how to apply it for modern times. The author offers valuable advice on how to reclaim our own traditions and find your personal healing rituals. She shows how to make smudge sticks and identify, collect, and grow a wide range of sacred pants for smudging. Plants featured include the Balsam Fir, Bayberry, California Bay, Cedar, Desert Sage, Epazote, Fennel, Hemlock, Juniper, Mint, Mugwort, Mullein, Pine, Spruce, Sweet Grass, Uva Ursi, Wild Tobacco, and Yerba Santa.