Smudge sticks are derived from Native American culture, where they were used in ceremonies to cleanse and bless people and places. Spiritually Sage Smudging is believed to cleanse a space from evil spirits while scientifically saging a space can remove bacteria from the air. This sage stick is blended with Rosemary which is powerful herb to ward off evil. In fact Rosemary will not grow in the garden of a person who is surrounded by or promoting evil.... and as a smudge, the smoke from Rosemary emits powerful cleansing and purifying vibrations. Use this smudge stick to cleanse a space and make it sacred or to clear negativity and promote confidence. Rosemary is also known to invigorate the mind and is perfect to use before studying.