A smudge stick is a bundle of dried herbs that is burned to produce smoke used to purify or bless an object or area in a process called smudging

A variety of herbs are used to create smudge sticks, the most popular being sage and sweetgrass

Other smudging herbs include:

Agrimony - Agrimonia eupatoria

Bay Laurel - Laurus nobilis

Bistort - Polygonum bistorta, P. bistortoides

Chrysanthemum - Chrysanthemum spp

Hyssop - Hyssopus officinalis

Lavender - Lavandula spp

Marsh Mallow - Althea officinalis

Motherwort - Leonurus cardiaca

Mugwort - Artemisia vulgaris

Rosemary - Rosmarinus officinalis

Sage - Salvia spp
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