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Cedar baths teachings

[image of cedars]

Mist lifting off Cedars by DJ Schulte
Source: Wikipedia


Cedar is a protector and it helps draw the negative out of the person.  Put enough cedar that two hands can hold into to a large pot of boiling water and let boil for 10 minutes, let cool before using.  Before harvesting cedar, lay tobacco and offer a prayer of thanksgiving.



More about healing properties of cedar:

Smudging and four sacred medicines

Cedar from Indigenous Foundations (UBC)

Cedar Trees in Spiritual Context

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