Ritual Botanica

Sweetgrass Spray


Sweetgrass is considered a special plant in many native traditions, used in ceremonies as a fumitory offering. The scent is sweet and pleasing, like fresh cut grass and vanilla cookies. It's said to draw in positive energies; to help guide intentions into fulfillment. The three strands in a traditional sweet grass braid are said to represent love, kindness, and honestly. 

Since sweetgrass is a sacred plant of many indigenous North American people I have taken great care in navigating the cultural appropriation of this plant.

It first came into my life as a little tuft, divided out from a larger patch, in a time of transition when I needed sweetness most. Where I felt called to plant it's roots the little grass bundle flourished. It wasn't an area you would typically find sweetgrass, but the little microclimate of that spot and the love needed by the disturbed soil ended up just right.  

Through working with sweetgrass I found my harvest song again and remained patient and kind while navigating a new life. Eventually I learned that if not harvested the grass crowds itself out; it's a plant that thrives off tending from other creatures. It was a hard at first being as I don't typically harvest the plants I'm tending for proliferation of their kind. I had to trust this was actually best for the plant. The harvested grass I received in return was so dear. Through tending the sweetgrass it taught me lessons in reciprocity that carried over into other parts of my life.

I began working with the harvested plant, gifting bits to friends, gorilla gardening little patches, finding ways to carry its spirit & essence with me. Eventually I felt the need to discuss my use with indigenous folk, who's responses all centered around the need to protect and promote the species which has greatly declined in population, much from development of land by humans. 

As I feel hesitant about selling sweetgrass, even more so than I feel about every other herb in this shop, the reciprocity this plant has taught let me know this is ok as long as the money gained is going back into the plant sanctuary and the education around this plant and many other natives plants that are being wiped out due to capitalism and to support the work of Native American people.

We all must learn how to strengthen our connection within nature, to consider the plants as living being, to live in reciprocity. 

Read more about nature & reciprocity in the book Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer. I found this book after beginning my work with sweetgrass and it truly put words to my feelings.

1oz glass dropper bottle

How to use:

Use this spray as an offering before intention setting, energetic medicine to promote raw kindness to yourself and others as well as from others, attract positive people and experiences into your life, call in the good spirits or for the satisfaction of its sweet smell on the body. I use it remain soft & kind in a world that can turn one bitter with the current state of things.


Steam distilled hydrosol of organic Sweetgrass (Hierochloe odorata)

Steam distilled hydrosol of organic Sweetgrass (Hierochloe odorata)

Hydrosols are versatile and safe medicine. Spray a few spritz on your face and body for toning and refreshing. Try it in your hair or on a pillow. It makes a great spray for your environment, rather it be a workplace or home space. Hydrosols can cleanse and change the energy in the area without the smoke of incense. Many of the products are safe to consume; try spritzing a cup of water or a fun cocktail. Anyway you use them hydrosols will bestow the spirit of the plant into the surroundings, helping you connect with it's essence and energy. 

Each bottle comes with suggested use.

The shelf life will be on your bottle - "1-2 years from [date bottled]" the gap in time here is pretty big, but that's because it depends on how it's taken care of. 

Care Tips: keep in a cool place, away from direct sunlight. Do not leave in your car or the freezer, however the fridge will greatly increase the shelf life while providing an extra refreshing spray! Avoid opening the cap often to keep oxygen and contaminates out. Keep somewhere you'll remember to use it!

We suggest using the medicine in 6 months-1yr. Why? We don't use chemical preservatives and plant medicine can degrade over time. Skin care should be treated like food, used fresh and whole. So use it up, #treatyoself!

Orders within the US are shipped priority or first class USPS mail. International orders vary in shipping method, typically first class USPS mail. Order's ship via your chosen method upon processing, which can take 1-3 days. If you have special request like extra insurance or signature confirmation please e-mail info@ritualbotanica.com.

Tracking is sent with each order, please make sure to collect your package immediately so products do not freeze or bake in the heat. 

We ship 1-2 times a week. Please be patient with us, some items are custom bottled as ordered. sometimes it make take up to two weeks before shipment.


Please be aware of any allergies or sensitivities you may have before using the products. All ingredients are transparent and chemical free for this reason. 

If you are pregnant or breastfeeding be extra careful about using herbal medicine products. It is a good idea to contact your physician about using essential oils or herbs being that every doctor has their own recommendations and warning regarding the use of herbal medicine during pregnancy, breastfeeding and for infants and children. 

The information provided on this website and the products sold by Ritual Botanica are not intended to treat, cure, prevent, or diagnose any disease or medical condition, and does not substitute for medical advice of a physician. Statements on this site are not FDA evaluated. 


RB wants you to completely cherish your products!  If you are unhappy with your product please send info@ritualbotanica.com an e-mail within 48 hrs of arrival with detailed explanation of issue. We try to give as many details about the items as possibly; if you have any questions please ask before you purchase. A credit or refund can be arranged with return of the item, in which case the purchaser will be responsible for shipping cost. 


Class Refund Policy

In person classes are fully refundable 14 days prior to the class, 75% 14-7 days prior to class, 50% within the week of class. Refunds are not granted for cancelations within 2 days of class as it's hard to fill those seats and I already limit class space to keep the groups more intimate. There are some exceptions for dire circumstances and illness. 

Online classes are fully refundable if canceled before the start of class. 

Customer Reviews

Based on 6 reviews
Courtney Rudolph

Sweetgrass Spray

Justin Plunkett
super special

I buy this Sweetgrass spray yearly and love it so so much. The scent has a way of staying on the skin for a long time, so I like to spray it in my beard and get wiffs of the scent throughout the day. Feels so Lunar and Venusian at the same time. The smell is divine and it feels really special to know that so much care went into stewarding a relationship with this sacred plant - thanks Ash!

Sweetly transporting

Beautiful spray with a delicate sweetness, that is calming and uplifts the heart.

Shauna Caldwell

Sweetgrass Spray

Brandi Mazesticeon
My new favorite

So much to say... not enough space. I will start by saying as an BIPOC, I REALLY appreciate the honor provided to this Sacred plant. You guys this hydrosol is THE very truth of Sweetgrass in a bottle. I could not be happier and will likely be the reason this product stays sold out. Just Sayin’ it’s that amazing.

jeniffer zimmerman
Smells heavenly

Smells better than anything.

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