Most of the people worldwide are facing the same problems, and these problems are anxiety and stress. Although these issues are very common, they can also lead to other health conditions.
There are numerous situations that can lead to stress, and we can’t do anything about it. But we can control the stress. Anxiety, on the other hand, represents unease, unstoppable nervousness, and worries, all of which can lead to unknown results. In fact, the most common type of mental disease in the United States is an anxiety disorder.
According to a research that was conducted by The Anxiety and Depression Association of America, anxiety disorder is a disorder that affects about 18 percent of the adult American population. This means that you need to know and look out for the symptoms of depression and anxiety.
Our mind and emotions are affected by the environment
Everyone is aware that stressful situations cannot be avoided, but instead, you can alter the conditions and the environment in order to reduce the negative energy that surrounds you. Your mind can be negatively affected if for an example you are watching too many negative news on TV, or visiting websites that always write about negative things.
Sitting in a dark place and not talking to anyone can also negatively impact your mind. This means that it is very important to be surrounded by positive people and positive environment at home or at work. In this article, we are going to talk about an efficient method that will help you remove the negative energy and anxiety, by preparing a lavender and sage smudge.
Lavender and smudge stick
There are many Western doctors that do not recommend this smudge stick because it is something that is unknown to them and they think that it is not scientifically backed up. But, this technique has been used for the removal of negative energy and depression since ancient times. Also, there are some experts that have found out that this technique offers tons of health benefits.
There was a study that was conducted in 2008, which discovered that 94 percent of the bacteria in the air can be destroyed just by burning a smudge stick for an hour. The head researcher has also stated that the smoke of the smudge sticks can also purify and disinfect the air and cleanse the air from the toxins if it is left for 24 hours.
You can burn these sticks at home or at your workplace. The preparation process is very easy, and lavender is the main ingredient in the preparation. Lavender contains tons of medical properties and benefits. It is very effective in enhancing your immunity, improving your digestive system and respiratory health, and it is also very effective in lowering the anxiety and depression.
How to prepare lavender and smudge stick:
- Yarn, string or twine
- A handful of dried rose, rosemary, lavender, and sage petals
How to prepare it:
You need to put the herbs in layers, over each other. Then take a string and tie the bottom of the herbs. On the place where the string is tied, you will need to put a rose petal and then wrap the string around the herbs going upwards. Take a look at the video below to see how to utilize the smudge stick in a safe way:
The bottom line
According to the statistics, the utilization of complementary and alternative treatments has a 38 percent rise in America. But, it is important to remember that you should not only use complementary and alternative treatments, but you also need to get a professional opinion in case you are experiencing anxiety disorder or severe depression.