Smudge Sticks - Blue Sage from California 4.5 - 5 inches each - very thick, recently seasoned 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. It's not as pungent as White Sage, and is more agreeable to some folks who find the strong, bracing scent of White Sage overpowering. The Native American tribes were known to use sage for multiple purposes such as healing, clearing space and ceremonies. Many benefits can be gained in utilizing sage for smudging. If you're not familiar with smudging, it's Native American ritual that's like a "spiritual house cleaning" or spiritual purification. Smudging has long been used to connect to the spiritual realm or enhance intuition. For healers and laypeople in traditional cultures, burning sage is used to achieve a healing state â€” or to solve or reflect upon spiritual dilemmas.