Smudge Your Way to Happiness: A Guide to Smudge Sticks - When Why and How to Use Them

Are you looking to add a little extra magic to your home and life? These smudge stick wands by Untamed Gypsy Apothecary are bundles of dried herbs and flowers that not only look heavenly, but they also cleanse negative energy and promote positive vibes. 

Here are just some of the uses and benefits:

  1. Clearing Energy: Smudge sticks are believed to have cleansing properties that can clear negative energy from your home. Whether you're feeling stressed or just need to hit the reset button on your space, burning a smudge stick can help you do just that.
  2. Spiritual Practice: Smudge sticks have been used for centuries in spiritual and religious practices around the world. If you're looking to add a little extra meaning to your home, incorporating a smudge stick into your routine can be a great way to do so particularly when working with oracle cards or pendulums.
  3. Decorative Piece: Smudge sticks are just plain pretty! Whether you're looking to spruce up your coffee table or add a little extra something to your bedroom, a smudge stick can be a stylish addition to any space.

 Smudge Stick Wands

Here are some steps to help you incorporate smudging into your ritual:

  1. Choose Your Smudge Stick: Select a smudge stick that resonates with you. Consider the different herbs available and choose the one that feels most appropriate for your spiritual goals.
  2. Set Your Intention: Before lighting your smudge stick, set your intention for your practice. This can be as simple as taking a deep breath and focusing your mind on your desired outcome.
  3. Light Your Smudge Stick: Use a lighter or match to light the end of your smudge stick. Allow it to burn for a few seconds, then gently blow out the flame so that the herbs are smoldering and producing smoke.
  4. Smudge Your Space: Walk around your space and use the smudge stick to waft smoke into the air, paying special attention to areas that feel stagnant or negative. You can also use the smoke to cleanse your own energy by waving the smudge stick over your body.
  5. Close Your Practice: Once you've finished smudging your space and yourself, extinguish the smudge stick by pressing the burning end into a abalone shell or bowl filled with sand. Take a moment to reflect on the positive energy you've brought into your space and close your practice with gratitude.

It's important to note that smudging is a personal practice and should be done in a way that feels comfortable and meaningful to you. You may choose to incorporate other elements, such as crystals or candles, into your practice, or to perform your smudging ritual at specific times of day or during certain phases of the moon. With a little experimentation, you can find the smudging routine that works best for you and your spiritual goals.

Smudge your home to remove negative energy

Before you start your smudging journey, it's important to closely look at which one resonates with you:


Use your Creativity herbal wand to become inspired to greater creativity, productivity, or energy

AFFIRMATION: "I allow creativity to flow through me."


Use your Protection herbal wand to shield against bad luck and negative energy. Also, use for times when you are feeling lost, afraid and when somebody else's negative energy is infecting your life.

AFFIRMATION: "I am grounded, I am safe, I am divinely protected at all times."


Use your Happiness herbal wand to remove negative vibrations of any kind, replacing them with a positive higher energy frequency.

AFFIRMATION: "I am in charge of how I feel, and I choose to feel happy."

Female Empowerment

Use your Female Empowerment herbal wand to strengthen your divine feminine - after a break up or if you work in a male dominated space - channel this strength to connect with your intuition, creativity and empathy.

AFFIRMATION: "I am strong, independent and intelligent. I go confidently in the direction of my dreams."


Use your Forgiveness herbal wand to forgive the person who hurt you. Forgive the situation that crashed into your life, but more importantly forgive yourself. Without forgiveness, you cannot truly be free.

AFFIRMATION: "I release all the energies that do not serve, and all negativity that surrounds.

Love Yourself

Use your Love Yourself herbal wand to remind yourself that you are worthy of all the love and kindness you truly deserve.

AFFIRMATION: "I love myself unconditionally. Loving myself comes to me easily.


Shop smudge stick wands here on saide!  And go ahead, light your very own one and let the good vibes flow! Happy smudging!

Happiness smudge stick