Local Sweetgrass: 15" long smudging braids. Purify your space and magnify your intentions with these hand-braided Sweetgrass smudge sticks. Smudging Sweetgrass is used for purification of the spirit, and attracting positive, light energy. It's sweet, vanilla-like scent gives a calming effect when used during rituals and circles. Also called Seneca grass, holy grass, and vanilla grass, this special herb has been called the sacred hair of Mother Earth. It's sweet aroma reminds people of the gentleness, love, and kindness she has for the people. Connecting us to Indigenous Ancestry, it is said to braid it in three strands, representing love, kindness, and honesty. If you choose not to burn the Sweetgrass braid right away, the aromatic scent will remain for years