Are you curious about burning sage in order to improve air quality in your home, improve your health, or reduce your depression or anxiety? White sage has long been used in cleansing to help change or shift energy. It has many uses and benefits in energy healing, ritual, Feng shui, metaphysical work, and the paranormal.
White sage is also antimicrobial. And both have been shown to repel insects. Beliefs that burning sage clears out spiritual impurities, pathogens, and even insects have been fundamental to the practice of smudging.