Celestial Earth Coven is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.

Hierochloe odorata

Sweetgrass is a popular herb for smudging and is used in a number of Native American ceremonies and rituals. Use it to call good spirits before starting a ritual or doing spellwork, or for smudging a sacred space.

Parts Used: Grass, leaves
Associated Element: Air
Magical Uses: Invoking positive energy, smudging
Rituals and Celebrations: Casting a circle, purification rituals
Blends Well With: Sage for purification
Substitutions: Rosemary, sage, vanilla
Often Used With: Garnet, selenite, topaz, turquoise
Precautions: Sweetgrass should not be ingested over long periods of time; it contains coumarin, which can cause hemorrhage and liver damage.
Applications: Use braided sweetgrass for smudging ceremonies or for calling positive energy into a sacred space. Hang sweetgrass in your home, or plant it near your door to invite good magic inside.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s