Native Americans and other indigenous peoples have burned sage for centuries as part of a spiritual ritual to cleanse a person or space, and to promote healing and wisdom. It's been used since the time of the ancient Egyptians and Romans to treat digestive issues, memory problems, and sore throats. Comes with 8x10 smudging prayer on parchment paper. Extra Large Premium California White Sage 8 inch Smudge Stick. Clear negativity out of your space. Cleanse your tools.