According to traditional Celtic lore, sage signifies wisdom, and eating sage provides immortality in wisdom. In traditional medicine, sage is used as a drying agent, clearing mucous congestion and relieving night sweats, while its astringent properties make it valuable in treating wounds and sore throats. In the Middle Ages, they had the belief that sage prolonged life. (http://www.gardenguides.com/139463-significance-herb-sage.h… , http://www.herbwisdom_.com/herb-sage.html)
First Nations people have celebrated the healing properties of Sage, naming it one of their scared medicines. Sage is an important medicine to many First Nations cultures. It is generally employed as a means of releasing troubles from the mind and removing negative energies. Sage is used most commonly for smudging. It is believed to be potent cleanser for homes and sacred items.
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I love the effect of both Sage and Beeswax, together they are a powerful purifying agent for any space.
Dr. Karen Holan
I am a mother, teacher, researcher, writer, beekeeper and candle maker; working very hard at being more present for every moment. I believe the bees and all of the natural world has so much to teach us. Playing in this craft of making candles and products with positive vibes is an absolute delight! Warm wishes from our hive to yours. May you visit and feel welcome here always.