American Sweetgrass Braids
36 inch braids.
Sweetgrass braids are also known as “wacanga” or Lakota. The sight, as well as the scent of sweetgrass braids, attract a lot of people. It is commonly used for the purpose of smudging and the sweet smell fragrance that emit from the burning is believed to satisfy all kinds of spirits.
It is a healing herb and has found a prominent place in the use of prayers and rituals.
Some tribes even believed the scent of sweetgrass could drive away evil spirits and keep them at bay.
It has a bright, sweet, citrus-type scent.
The Latin name for sweetgrass is “hierchloe odorata” which translates to “sacred grass”.
It grows throughout America, Canada, and even Europe.
It is also known as ‘Holy Grass’ in the UK.