When working with crystals it is important to cleanse them before to clear inharmonious vibrations and restore its natural energy.⁠

Sage is a sacred plant with a multitude of healing propertiesIndigenous people around the world have used smudging in ceremonial practices for thousands of years. It is used for spiritual cleansing as well as medicinal purposes and is a practical way to cleanse negative energy from a room, an object (like your crystals) or a person’s energy field. One thing you need to consider when smudging is your intention. Your mindset is a massive part of the process so keep your thoughts positive and your wishes and desires clear

You'll Need a few things in order to cleanse your crystals via smudging:⁠

- A Fire safe bowl

- Matches or a lighter

- Loose or bundled sage


If you’re unable to smudge outdoors, make sure you’re near an open window. This will allow the smoke and negative energy to disperse.

We suggest you get into a calm and open state of mind, comprised of love, focus on your breathing and clear your thoughts leaving behind energy possessing positive powers. Create an intention in your mind and heart.

When you’re ready, ignite the tip of the sage with the flame. Transfer the sage to your non-dominant hand and firmly grasp your stone and move it through the smoke.⁠

Once the leaves are burning evenly wave the flame out so only the smoke is billowing, releasing a cleansing smoke. allow the smoke to envelop the stone for about 30-60 seconds, or you feel the stone is holding onto a lot consider smudging for a little longer.
This smoke will contain your intentions and prayers and will send them to your higher power.

If cleaning inside i suggest you smudge all corners of your home or workspace with the windows and doors open so the negative energy can disperse. If you have allot of stress in your life try smudging once a month alternatively every 3-6 months is recommenced.

Use this for: Any stone⁠⁠
Note: You don’t need to clear Citrine or Kynite because they are the only stones that don’t absorb energy.
Caution: If smudging inside be mindful that the ashes of the sage can start a fire so be extra cautious during the process

When should you cleanse your crystals ?

There are a few times that it is recommended to cleanse your crystals.

When you first purchase your crystals and bring them home, it’s a good idea to cleanse them of any energies they might have picked up crossing hands.

You might also want to cleanse them if you’re going through intense or difficult times and are in need of as much positive energy.If you have allot of stress in your life try smudging once a month alternatively every 3-6 months is recommenced.

Alternative options to cleanse your crystals ?

Full Moon

Letting your crystals charge under the full moon is the best way to get rid of any unwanted energy
Simply leave the crystals out in direct moon light on a full moon.

Natural Light

Set your stone out before nightfall and plan to bring it in before 11 a.m. This will allow your stone to bathe in the light of both the moon and sun.Prolonged exposure to direct sunlight may weather the stone’s surface, so make sure you return for it in the morning.
Caution: Some crystals can be damaged by the harsh sunlight especially soft crystals such as selenite and rose quartz.


Water is said to neutralize and negative energy stored inside the stone and return it back to the earth. whatever your water source, ensure that your stone is completely submerged. Pat dry when complete.
Approximate 1 minute per stone
Caution: Not all crystals are suitable for water cleaning especially soft crystals such as selenite and rose quartz.


Salt has been used throughout history to absorb unwanted energy
     - If polished you can cleanse them for just five minutes
     - If rough, they can stay longer, a few hours to a few days’ time.
Pat dry when complete.
Caution: Not all crystals are suitable for water cleaning especially soft crystals such as selenite and rose quartz.

Brown Rice 

This method can also be used to draw out negativity in a safe and contained setting. It’s especially beneficial for protective stones, such as black tourmaline.⁠To do this, fill a bowl with dry brown rice and bury your stone beneath the grains. Dispose of the rice immediately after the cleansing, as the rice is said to have absorbed the energy you’re trying to eradicate.⁠Approximate duration: 24 hours⁠.

Using a Larger Stone 

Large quartz clusters, amethyst geodes, and selenite slabs can be great tools for clearing smaller stones.Place your stone directly inside or on top of any of these stones. It’s thought that the larger stone’s vibrations remove the inharmonious energies found in the resting stone. Approximate duration: 24 hours.

Using a Smaller Stone

Carnelian, clear quartz, and hematite are also said to have an overall clearing effect.Because these stones are typically smaller, you may need to have more than one on hand to successfully clear other stones.Approximate duration: 24 hours⁠.


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Sage burning is a practice that, like meditation, helps people feel more at peace and clear-headed."

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