Broom or Besom

The traditional besom is made of ash, birch and willow because of the attributes of those woods, but it can be made of just about any wood available.It is used for protection and in ritual for physically and magickally cleaning an area that will be used for sacred space.

beasomTo cleanse your ritual area, start in the centre and moving deosil sweep the circle from the centre to the outer edges, all the while envisioning and chanting that negativity is being swept out and the circle is being purified.