The burning of sage is a historical spiritual ritual also known as smudging. Poor air quality may be linked to various health conditions. In this way, burning sage is seen as a way to purify the air. This is because sage has antimicrobial properties that help kill bacteria, viruses, and fungi.
Some of the purported benefits of burning sage include the following.
- removing bacteria from the air
- repelling insects
- improving intuition
- purifying specific objects
- improving mood and reducing stress and anxiety.
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