Smudging & Cleansing – How do l burn . . . ?

                         Burning lnstructions For PALO SANTO WOOD


 ~ Use a candle, match or lighter to ignite your stick of Palo Santo.         

~ Hold at about a 45 degree angle pointing the tip down toward the flame.                                                           ~ Allow it to burn for about 30 secs to 1 minute and then blow out.           

~ Move about your workspace, home, car, bathroom or anywhere you would like to clear the energy.       

~ For Cleansing/Purifying: Light the stick, allowing it to burn for a few seconds, before blowing the flame out.  

~ Let it smoulder and then fan the smoke over Your Body, Any Room, Objects, or other items you wish to Smudge

~ When finished, place the stick in a fireproof bowl of metal, glass, or clay.                                                          ~ The glow will end on its own unless you blow on the ember which will keep the smoke going.                                  ~ Always use caution and respect when working with fire.                                                              

Many Palo Santo users recommend metal containers NOT glass and ceramic, which have been known to crack or shatter when exposed to intense heat, but it is to you just don’t use an Abalone Shell.  Since it burns so slowly, a single stick of Palo Santo can give you up to half an hour of use, depending on its size and thickness.


~ Should be light this form of Palo Santo in the same way as any other Incense Stick.


~ Use of Palo Santo Oil in the same way as other similar Aroma Oils.

Tips Before buying, check to make sure the Palo Santo you’re looking at is authentic.

At Scented and more, we ONLY SELL genuine products. ~ Look for Palo Santo Oils and sprays, as well. These substances can be put into a diffuser or rubbed directly onto the body for more immediate results.      

Warnings Never attempt to consume or smoke Palo Santo wood.

~ Palo Santo may cause an allergy-like reaction in some users. If you have sensitive airways, you may want to consider a gentler item for therapeutic and purification purposes. ~ Avoid using water to extinguish a stick. This can make it hard to relight later.                 

Burning lnstructions For SMUDGE STlCK

Smudging, or Burning Dried Herbs, is a ritual that has been around for centuries. It is not just for hippies either- read on to find out how to smudge and why?

How To Smudge Yourself

Smudging yourself is a good way to Cleanse Negative Energy from Yourself. 

Do it after an Argument or Sickness, when you’re feeling Lousy, or before Meditation.

Smudging yourself is a good way to Practice Self-Care.

To start Smudging, gather ALL your Ingredients and Equipment.

  1. Start by lighting your smudge stick the same way as described before.  Keep a candle nearby, then Starting at your Feet, wave the Smoke Towards Yourself using either your hand or a feather. Another way to do it is to Light the Smudge Stick, Place it in a Bowl, and Stand over it.
  2. Breathe Deeply while you’re smudging and work your way From Your Feet To Your Head.
  3. Afterward, let your Smudge Stick extinguish and put it away till next time!

How to Smudge your house

To start Smudging, gather ALL your Ingredients and Equipment.

  1. Open windows.
  2. Take your Smudge Stick and a lit candle to the Front Door.
  3. Light your Smudge Stick until there’s constant smoke.
  4. Walk slowly around the edge of Each Room in a Clockwise Direction, wafting smoke towards the Walls and Corners and Cupboards.
  5. Re-light Smudge stick as needed.
  6. After Smudging Each Room, let Smudge stick go out completely before putting it away for next time.

You might want to try some Smudging Prayers while smudging yourself as well.

- You can Visualize the smoke carrying off Negative Energy. 

- Picture it Lifting Off Sadness, Sickness, or Anxiety. 

- You can also focus on specific Prayers as you move the smoke over different areas of your body for example, “may my hands do good work”, or “let my heart be filled with peace”.                              - Invite Wellness into your body and set Positive Intentions.

You can find more Prayers on-line or email us for a copy of some that we have tried.


Stay Safe - Babs & Brian