Sacred Smoke

Harvest McCampbell explains the practice of smudging, the burning of herbs, which is an integral part of traditional Native American life. You’ll learn how to create your own personal healing rituals. Listed are 18 of the author’s favorite plants commonly used for smudging, which are easily available either by gathering in the wild or as herbal products to purchase. Each plant has information on its spiritual use, medicinal properties, growing tips and gathering tips, along with any cautionary notes around its use. Emphasis is also placed on how to communicate with and be respectful to plants.