Latin name: Hierochloe odorata
Also know as: Anthoxanthum nitens, sweet grass, holy grass, manna grass, Mary’s grass, seneca grass or vanilla grass
Our extra long Sweet Grass braided are approximately 90 cm long and 25 gram by weight with a long-lasting aroma.
Sweet grass was, and is, very widely used by north American indigenous peoples. It is one of the “four sacred medicines”, the other three being cedar, sage, and tobacco. In Native American spirituality sweet grass is the sacred hair of Mother Earth; its sweet aroma reminding native people of the gentleness, love and kindness she has for them. The name Hierochloe odorata is from the Greek, literally “holy fragrant grass”.
Fragrance: a long lasting sweet vanilla like fragrance.
Properties: Sweet grass has a mellow, almost soporific effect, it is used in peace and healing rituals to entering a meditative state.
Notice: Our products are not at “food grade” and are not intended for consumption.