You are purchasing a beautiful smudging candle. It contains white sage, lavender and rosemary essential oils plus a sprinkle of white sage leaves. The smoke free alternate to the white sage stick. Smudging is a ritual that has been used for centuries by the native Americans. The smudging will purify and remove negativity and ill will from your environment. Make sure you leave a door open for the negativity to leave through. Wave the candle gently into all corners, across doorways and into shadow spaces. To maintain the atmosphere of ritual, keep repeating the incantation in your mind as you wave the candle gently. Once the space is cleared you can extinguish the candle. You can smudge your car, home or office. You can also just leave the candle burning when having guests or in the office so you get protection for hours at a time. You should get approx. 15 hours burning pleasure from you smudge candle.