Blue Sage also known as "Grandmother Sage” and is a purifying herb with broad medicinal and magical applications. A close relative of White Sage, Blue Sage is also good for healing and cleansing rituals. Its soothing, relaxing smell can be used to aid meditation, or burned simply for enjoyment.Burning instructions:You can crumble it up and burn it on charcoal discs.Or light the end and blow out. Walk around and allow the wand to smoulder.After smudging it's best to lay it in a fireproof bowl or Abalone Shell to let burn out. The cleansing power of the shells helps to keep the cedar energized for the next go around. Once done, snuff out the fire against an abalone shell, store away in included pouch and save for later use.**Please make sure that a smudge stick is COMPLETELY out before leaving the area unattended**Light the wand from the top end and place the burning wand on a safe surface.Keep out of reach of children, animals and flammable material.