I’ve got lots of rosemary, which is probably my most favorite herb of mine. I have two full boxes. I was going to make a batch of hydrosol, and try to get some essential oils from it. But wanted to use some to make smudge sticks. Is sticks the right word ? I used colored hemp string. Before I make more I’d like feedback. Bigger, smaller, thicker? I also have calendula and bay leafs to add to a couple as well.
I use palo santo mostly but that looks nice! I’d burn it!
@NoName it looks great as is but it might be good to cris cross the hemp some more so when it burns the bundle stays together. Just a thought
Perfect! Thank you.
Your welcome. I bet they smell wonderful lol
If you love the smell of rosemary. My whole house smells of it all the time lol. I did a calendula rosemary one. I’ll get it down eventually lol.
Those are beautiful
I love making herb bundles! I’d say try one out and see how it burns. I made the mistake of wrapping several of mine TOO tight. Keep at it!
@NoName You did a fabulous job with your rosemary stick. And the one with calendula too!
You really put your heart into your craft. Are those herbs from your own garden?
The rosemary is from a friends garden. I’m remodeling my place and hopefully next year will have more things to use. I bought the calendula at a local herb store.
@sarah29 that is good to know. I made three, the last one I put bay leafs around it. They were old and very dry so they had a bit of cracking. Definitely need to use more fresh items first before they dry.
As with anything, it takes practice, trial and error! Just gathering and binding the herbs together can be therapeutic. Happy for you that you’ve started doing this!