Cedar Smudge Stick
Cedar, Cedrus spp.
Cedar is a medicine of protection. Cedar trees are very old, wise and powerful spirits. It is often used to cleanse a home when first moving in, inviting unwanted spirits to leave and protecting a person, place or object from unwanted influences. A sacred Native American tree, cedar is often used in the sweat lodge ceremony. The smoke of burning cedar is said to attract the good spirits and eliminate negative energies.