Taken from Sun Bear Book - Dancing with the Wheel
Physical: Detoxify the body from drink, food, cigarettes, medicine.To get rid of impurities that do not allow us to be healthy.
Mental: It serves to get rid of old ideas.Detach our conscience in an inappropriate thought form.
Emotional: It causes catharsis because it starts to work emotions that are blocked in us.It helps us to get rid of misconceptions and open people's feelings.When we want to burn or bury our emotional waste, it is on the Path of Cleanliness that we go.
Spiritual: Helps in the concept of what is Sacred.You should go to this position when you are ready to get rid of old obsolete concepts.
North direction of the Medicinal Wheel
The animal totem on the Cleaning Path is the Racoon (Raccoon).he is a clean animal, who values hygiene so much, that he washes his hands to remove their food.Racoon is a good survivor, like Coyote.It can be found dining in cans of lychees, in the best parts of urban areas.He is very smart, he is happy both on water and on land, but he usually likes a tree house
Native Peoples consider Racoon to be a clown and sacred cheater.The black mask on his face, gives him a bandit look.They seem to have a sense of humor, a distrust, that can allow them to overcome humans in many situations.
If you are looking for cleaning, Racoon can teach you how to remove the mask behind which it hides.working with Racoon can also teach fun, contentment, audacity, cunning, humor, intelligence, survival and tenacity.
It got its name because of its high sodium content.Salt enhances any cleaning process.It helps with cleaning at all levels: mental, physical, emotional and specifically spiritual.It is an excellent ally that can keep the Spirit clean and the heart authentic.it helps to clear problems that stand in our way of enlightenment and helps to keep illnesses at bay.
It is an excellent stone to be used in Moon or Water ceremonies.It invites receptivity, calm, courage and old knowledge.It helps to eliminate shame, humiliation, fear and stress.They say it helps to eliminate fluid retention from problems and lymphatic diseases resulting from radiation exposure.It helps to balance male and female energies and energize the chakras. Working with Sodalite helps to clean and strengthen.
It got its name because of its high sodium content. Salt enhances any cleaning process. It helps with cleaning at all levels: mental, physical, emotional and specifically spiritual. It is an excellent ally that can keep the Spirit clean and the heart authentic. it helps to clear problems that stand in our way of enlightenment and helps to keep illnesses at bay. It is an excellent stone to be used in Moon or Water ceremonies. It invites receptivity, calm, courage and old knowledge. It helps to eliminate shame, humiliation, fear and stress. They say it helps to eliminate fluid retention from problems and lymphatic diseases resulting from radiation exposure. It helps to balance male and female energies and energize the chakras. Working with Sodalita helps to clean and strengthen.
A powerful cleaning plant. In herbal traditions it is known as a blood purifier. She was well known to Native Americans as a healer, used especially for snake bites and infections. Echinacea root can be used internally and externally as a tonic, tincture, poultice, herbal bath, smoking or mild tea. This plant is a healer of the blood and the lymphatic system. Helps with high fevers, infections, abscesses, irritation of mucous membranes, vaginal infections, blood poisoning. It is good for treating poisonous shrub scratches as well as insect bites.
The color associated with cleanliness, the first position on the Northern Spirits' Way, is pale green. Pale green is a powerful color to connect the physical and etheric planes. This color can help you prepare, clean and purify yourself to work on more refined levels of growth and transformation. Pale green helps you to release the old and allow space for the new. Pale green is useful for detoxifying and removing impurities from the body, mind and spirit. Pale green can help to discharge emotion and release misunderstandings. If you are preparing for a difficult ordeal or any form of transformation, having that color around you can be helpful. It is also good for endurance, release, cleansing, stimulation and purification. Pale green is the cure for the whole body.