10 Ways To Clear Your Home Of Negative Energy (That Aren’t Burning Sage)
The best spaces according to Feng Shui are the ones that have positive, peaceful and free-flowing energy. If that energy is blocked, we will be blocked as well. Also, if you are feeling uninspired, lethargic, chaotic or just ‘off’ you might need a space-clearing ritual to regulate your life. This will help you get rid of the negative energy around you.
Through history a lot of cultures have tried cleansing the space with different rituals to get rid of the negative energy and a lot of them have done so with sage burning. Nowadays, everyone has a sage wand that they use at home and they can feel differently as soon as they are done. As the sage burns, it will flood a space with negative ions that will create a more positive environment.
However, if you want to upgrade from sage to more exotic herbs, we are here to present you with 10 rituals that will clear the space and welcome the fresh energy. Bear in mind that you need to set an intention for what you would like to clear from the home before you start. Remember to be cautious with the routines and open the windows before you start. Also, do not leave anything unattended.
10 Herbs that Can Clear Your Home of Negative Energy
1. Himalayan Salt Lamps
You will not burn these lamps, however, you can use them to release negative ions in the air and create feelings of peace and prosperity. They will be great for offices and homes where you cannot burn things. Also, they will look really nice due to the glow.
2. Burn Sandalwood for Grounding
Simple cones of sandalwood small really amazing when they burn and they will fill the air with a lot of grounding and centering aromatherapy.
3. Burn Tibetan Monastery Incense for Grounding
This one is extracted from 38 Himalayan herbs and it will purify the space as it burns. It will also create a calmer, clearer and meditative sanctuary.
4. Burn Palo Santo for Prosperity
Palo Santo is a sacred wood that comes from the Palo Santo tree indigenous to the coast of South America. This one has been used by shamans to clear of negative energy and increase love and prosperity. It will burn very slowly and the scent that it produces is very rich and inviting.
5. Burn Resins for Purification
Resins like frankincense and myrrh have been burned in purification rituals all thorough history. The resin will not ignite very easily so you need to burn it and you will need a charcoal puck to sit it on. If you want to burn them, you will need to light the edge of the charcoal puck with a long match or a lighter and place it on a nonflammable surface, like sand. Then, give it a minute so that it can heat up and sprinkle some resin on top.
It is believed that the smoke of frankincense can carry prayers to heaven with the smoke. You can also use it to quiet a racing mind and it is perfect for meditation. The incense offers health benefits too due to the fact that its smoke is antibacterial.
Myrrh is used to calm and mind and align energy centers of the body. It is also very popular for burning before meditations. It can also offer medicinal effects as well.
6. Burn Juniper for Comfort
If you want to feel more comfortable in the house, juniper is the right choice. The smoke will flow through the space and it will create sacred energy.
7. Burn Mugwort for Dreamy Nights
Mugwort’s effects are amazing. If you burn it in the bedroom, it will enhance dreams, especially lucid and adventurous ones.
8. Rosemary for New Beginnings
Rosemary is burned to create new beginnings in life. For instance, if you want to break a habit, embark on a new path or just be more creative, rosemary will help you.
9. Burn Yerba Santa for Loving Vibes
This one can help you heal of a broken heart. It is perfect for a home-smudging ritual and if you want to try self-love and self-care.
10. Burn Cedar for Decluttering
This one is perfect to smudge the air if you have some bad energy in the house. For instance, if you want to get rid of the bad-memory outfits in the closet, the cedar is perfect. Also, if you buy antiques and vintage objects, you can also wave cedar smoke over them to clear them off the previous energies.
Just try some of these, and open a window, sometimes it can bring a positive flow in your home.