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Badlands Sage Bundle

Badlands Sage Bundle

Artemisia cana

A different variety of Dakota sage from Interior, South Dakota. The common name for this species is Silver Sagebrush. It is said that the Lakota use this ceremonially as a protection against evil influences by burning and for making bracelets from it for the Sun Dance (from Grassland Plants of South Dakota and the Northern Great Plains, South Dakota State University).



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6000-009-001 Large $7.95 ea
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$6.95 ea
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California White Sage Bundle - Mini

California White Sage Bundle - Mini

Salvia apiana

White sage from the coastal mountains of California. This is a broad leaf sage which is prized for its strong aromatic properties. This sage has the strongest scent of all sages we have. These small bundles are approximately 3½ x 1 inches and are perfect for one-time use.



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6000-006-002 One-Size $1.75 ea
Qty (1-9)
$1.50 ea
Qty (10-24)
$1.25 ea
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California White Sage / Juniper Smudge Bundles

California White Sage / Juniper Smudge Bundles

Salvia apiana / Juniperus communis

Blended California White Sage and Juniper smudge bundles add variety to your smudging and incense practices. When burned, the strong scent of the broad leaf California White Sage is believed to ward off bad spirits, feelings, and energies. It is said that among the Cheyenne, juniper needles were sometimes burned to remove fear of thunder. Both the white sage and juniper is wildcrafted in California.



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6000-028-001 9 inch $4.50 ea
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California White Sage / Juniper Smudge Bundles - Minis

California White Sage / Juniper Smudge Bundles - Minis

Salvia apiana / Juniperus communis

Blended California White Sage and Juniper smudge bundles add variety to your smudging and incense practices. When burned, the strong scent of the broad leaf California White Sage is believed to ward off bad spirits, feelings, and energies. It is said that among the Cheyenne, juniper needles were sometimes burned to remove fear of thunder. Both the white sage and juniper is wildcrafted in California. These are mini bundle sand average about 4½ inches long and 1¼ inches wide.



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6000-028-002 4 inch $1.95 ea
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$1.50 ea
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California White Sage Smudge Bundles

California White Sage Smudge Bundles

Salvia apiana

California White Sage is unique among all the sages in the world. Its broad leaves grow in beautiful flower-like clusters that sit atop a silvery stalk. Its scent is unmistakable with a strong, pleasant aroma that evokes the chaparral environment of the mountains of Southern California, the habitat where California White Sage is found. The Cahuilla, a Native American tribe that lived in what is now San Diego and Riverside counties, called white sage qas’ily and used its seeds to make a type of flour. They also used white sage as a cure for colds, preparing the leaves in various manners. It is also known that white sage was burned, the smoke being used to purify objects.

Today, the strong scent of California White Sage is prized for use in smudging, and is believed to ward off bad spirits, feelings, and energies. All of our white sage is wildcrafted from plants growing in the wild. The families we work with work hard to collect the best sage they can find and finely craft our smudge bundles in various sizes. Our sage bundles are offered by size and are graded by approximate length and width. Because each bundle is hand-crafted, there will always be variation.

For fall and winter 2014-2015, white sage availability will be limited. California will soon enter its fourth year of continuous, severe drought. While white sage thrives in a dry environment, it does need rain to grow in abundance. The lack of rain has restrained plant growth and made it hard for our families to find enough plants that can be sustainably harvested to meet demand. During this period, some smudge bundle sizes may not be available.



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6000-006-001 9 inch $4.50 ea
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$3.95 ea
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California Yerba Santa Bundle

California Yerba Santa Bundle

Eriodictyon californicum

These bundles are made from Yerba Santa that grows in the foothills of Southern California. It has been used as a traditional medicine by many California Indian tribes. It is said that the leaves were smoked or chewed to relieve asthma, coughs, colds, headaches, and stomachaches. Mashed leaves were applied externally to sores, cuts, wounds, and aching muscles. Mashed leaves were also used to reduce the swelling and relieve pain caused by bone fractures.

The large bundles average 8 to 9 inches long and about 1¾ to 2 inches wide. The minis are about 3½ x 1 inch.

Please read our botanical warning.



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6000-011-002 Mini $1.95 ea
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$1.75 ea
Qty (10-24)
$1.50 ea
Qty (25+)
6000-011-001 Large $4.50 ea
Qty (1-4)
$4.25 ea
Qty (5-9)
$3.95 ea
Qty (10+)
 
 
Cedar Bundle

Cedar Bundle

Calocedrus decurrens

Cedar bundles from Oregon. These bundles average about 10 inches long and 1½ inches in diameter. Cedar is often used in the sweat lodge ceremony. A few pinches are thrown on the red-hot rocks, immediately sparking into a yellow glow and releasing their aroma. The smoke of burning cedar is said to attract the good spirits and eliminate negative energies.



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6000-003-001 One-Size $4.50 ea
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$4.25 ea
Qty (5-9)
$3.95 ea
Qty (10+)
 
 
Cedar Bundle - Mini

Cedar Bundle - Mini

Calocedrus decurrens

Cedar bundles from Oregon. These bundles average about 4½ inches long and 1 inch in diameter. Cedar is often used in the sweat lodge ceremony. A few pinches are thrown on the red-hot rocks, immediately sparking into a yellow glow and releasing their aroma. The smoke of burning cedar is said to attract the good spirits and eliminate negative energies.



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6000-003-002 One-Size $2.25 ea
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$1.95 ea
Qty (10-24)
$1.60 ea
Qty (25+)
 
 
Dakota Sage Bundle - Select

Dakota Sage Bundle - Select

Artemisia ludoviciana

Collected from the prairies and hills of the Dakotas, this sage is prized by the Plains Indians. Sometimes this is called white sage, other times gray sage. The common name is Cudweed Sagewort. The leaf is medium sized, somewhere between the narrow leaf of the desert sage and the broad leaf of the California white sage. The Cheyenne are said to call this "man sage" and it is extensively used by the Plains peoples in ceremonies. Its medicinal qualities are said to be good for treating headaches, coughs, stomach disorders, and more. Additionally, because of its pleasant scent, it has been used to deodorize feet, made into pillows, and burned to drive away mosquitoes. (from Grassland Plants of South Dakota and the Northern Great Plains, South Dakota State University)

This is our favorite sage and is what we like to use. These select quality bundles are averaging about 9-10 inches in length and about 3 inches in diameter.



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6000-005-002 One-Size $4.50 ea
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$4.00 ea
Qty (10+)
 
 
 
Desert Sage Bundle - Large

Desert Sage Bundle - Large

Artemisia tridentata

This plant grows in the high deserts of the West. Its common name is Big Sagebrush. Sage is burned in ceremonies to drive out bad spirits or feelings and is valued for its aromatic properties. The scent is often associated with the "West" because of its widespread presence in western plateaus and regions. It is said to be a source of yellow dye and also historically used as fuel by Native peoples.

These bundles are about 8 inches long and 1½ inches in diameter.



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6000-002-001 One-Size $4.25 ea
Qty (1-9)
$3.50 ea
Qty (10+)
 
 
 

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