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Monday, August 4, 2014

Sergio from Woodbridge, VA

We have recently taken to smudging our house on a regular basis. What advice can you give on smudging people? Is there any difference? Should more care be given?


Dear Sergio,

Yes, more care should be given because red embers burn! Personally, I like to stay about 10-12 inches away from the person's body. Starting at their feet, move the sage bundle from side to side until you reach their head, then swirl the smoke around the head, creating a halo 10-12 inches above their hairline. I'm always really careful to pay attention to any embers that may fall and put them out quickly.