Quick Answer: How Do You Smudge Sage?

How often should you Sage your house?

Seasonal Smudging Freeing your home of stagnant energies can be done anytime, but it’s a good rule of thumb to do a thorough smudging of your home four times a year when the seasons change.

You may also wish to smudge your living space whenever it has been compromised by negativity or foreign energies..

How do you smudge your house with sage?

Start at the front door of the home and light your smudge stick. Then, begin to move around the home. Move mindfully and with care, walking clockwise around the entire perimeter of the home. Be sure to allow the smoke to drift into even the hidden spaces, like inside closets, basements and dark corners.

Can you smudge fresh sage?

You can make smudge sticks using bundles of both dried and fresh herbs and flowers. It’s a little easier to work with fresh because the stems are less brittle, so you can really work it into any shape you like,—but dried has benefits too! You know that lavender plant that you forgot to water?

Do you open windows when smudging?

Store your sage safely Some people like to wait 20-30 minutes to allow the sage smoke to reach maximum potency. Then, open any windows and your front door to let all of that stuck energy out.