RYOKO’s philosophy is that luxury is about gifting oneself time and attention. They recognize that by setting aside time to fully acknowledge our physical presence we can experience more joy in the passing moment. Such mindful, daily rituals have been understood for generations to deepen connections, to sharpen our senses and increase our appreciation for them. RYOKO’s collection of soulful objects and natural mixes that bear the imprint of their creators can aid you in your practice and ground you in that which already exists all around us.
protecting | blessing | cleansing - sweet | vanilla | warm: sweetgrass (Hierochloe odorata) is often burned at the beginning of a prayer or ceremony to attract positive energies. Reconnect to Mother Earth, its smoke helps grounding and protecting. Traditionally, it is believed to treat colds, coughs and sore throats
Sweetgrass has a sweet and vanilla-like scent when burnt, it is considered as hair of the Earth mother, bringing the blessing of Mother Earth's love. It is usually braided as if the indigenous people gently take care of the hair of Mother Earth by showing their affections to nature.
use: matches or a candle to light the smudge, then blow out the flame