Sage is traditionally burned ceremonially in purification rituals. It can clear a physical or mental space of stagnant or negative energy. Lavender, when burned, is known to open the heart chakra and aid in healing bodily ailments. Dried sage and Lavender smolder and don't produce an open flame when burned. After use, we recommend keeping your sage in a safe place, away from children and pets on a non flammable surface. These bundles are about five to six inches long and are hand tied with vintage fabric ribbon. Each piece is one of a kind, so size and color may vary. These elements have been ethically sourced.