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Whats the difference between Smudging with White Sage vs. Palo Santo?

White Sage & Palo santo are two exrtremely powerful and secred herbs that can be used to raise the vibration of any space & purify the mind, body & soul. Both distinctly unique in scent, properties & origins.

Where does Palo Santo come from:

Palo Santo: Palo Santo (Bursera graveolens) is a type of wood that comes from a tree native to South America. Wood is harvest from fallen branches, and prepared for burning purposes.

White Sage: White sage (Salvia apiana) is a plant native to the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico. The smudging ritual using white sage has its roots in Native American traditions, particularly those of the indigenous peoples of California.

What does Each one smell like?

Palo Santo: Palo Santo has a sweet and woodsy fragrance with hints of citrus.

White Sage: White sage has a distinct, strong, and earthy fragrance.

When engaging in smudging practices, it's essential to approach them with respect for the cultural and ecological contexts from which these traditions originate. Additionally, consider sustainable and ethical sourcing practices for both Palo Santo and white sage to minimize environmental impact.

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