Herbs used in Smudge Sticks
The herbs used in Native American Smudge Sticks included herbs Indian tobacco, Sweetgrass, Sage, White Sage, Sagebrush, Sweet Gale, Cow Parsnip and Cedar (often referred to as Juniper).
Herbs for Smudge Sticks - Essential Oils
The main Native American herbs used for Smudge Sticks were also supplemented by the addition of strong aromatic herbs which had strong cleansing, purification properties and many also had healing properties - refer to Herbal Herbs. Burning wood, or herbs, was a method of aromatherapy used by Native American Indians in Smudge Sticks rituals.