Native American Medicine and Healing Practices: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Wellness

It’s all about nature- "The Earth does not belong to us; we belong to the Earth. " This quote from Chief Seattle reminds us of the Native American belief in the wonderful and important connection between humans and nature.

Native healing practices strongly emphasize this connection, recognizing that our physical and mental well-being is linked to the health of the environment.

Sage is an excellent choice whether you feel some bad energy in your life and want to clear it up or have a daily wellness ritual.

Sage: The Cleansing Herb

Known for its fragrant, cleansing smoke, sage has been used for centuries in Native American smudging ceremonies.

Naturally grown tobacco by Native Americans was used in ancient ceremonies and today in modern ceremonies.

Tobacco: A Symbol of Peace

While it is not used as a medicine to treat physical illness, tobacco is used for spiritual healing. Healing the mind and soul is just as important as the body.

The wood from cedar offers many wellness and healing benefits. Anyone can use cedar along with sage to purify their home. But it also has anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, and anti-oxidant properties!

Cedar: Restore and Purify

Potent oil from cedar has been used since ancient times to ward off insects, mold, and bacteria. Even the cedar leaves reap benefits and can act as an anti-fungal.

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