approximately 8 inches long
Mountain Sage Ė This plant grows in the high deserts of the West. Sage is burned in ceremonies to drive out bad spirits or feelings (purification) and is valued for its aromatic properties.
Cedar - 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.
Sweetgrass - used in prayer, smudging or purifying ceremonies and is considered a sacred plant. It is usually braided, dried, and burned. Sweetgrass braids smolder and donít produce an open flame when burned. Sweetgrass is often burned at the beginning of a prayer or ceremony to attract positive energies.