A very clear and fragrant smell of pencil shavings with a softly camphoraceous backgroung. Atlas Cedar - Soft, woody, evergreen and balsamic combo. Cedar offers protection and is great for ridding a new home of any unwanted energy. It is said to be one of the most powerfully cleansing herbs. Smudge away or simply keep it on your coffee table for it’s raw scent. Smudging is an ancient ceremony of burning herbs in order to cleanse a space or person of negative energy. It is believed that the smoke lifts away bad thoughts, feeling and vibes. Instructions: Carefully light one end using a small flame. Allow end to burn for a few seconds, then quickly blow out flame. Place smoking stick on fire safe surface - e.g. metal or clay bowl, shell, crystal or stone dish. Keep a small dish or cup of water nearby for quick distinguishing.