Cover graves with a carpet of daisies and bluebells to bring peace to the deceased and joy to the bereaved, and to invite the presence of benevolent guardian spirits.
A carpet of chamomile planter over a grave encourages the dead to sleep and also eases their passage to the next realm.
Plant aloe vera on the gravesite in order to soothe the deceased, ease any sense of loneliness or abandonment, and prevent their longing for the living.
Bury the body in the same spot where the deceased’s placenta and/or umbilical cord were buried: this prevents the soul from returning as a ghost.
Burn white sage to comfort the bereaved and to provide simultaneous spiritual cleansing.
Burn jasmine incense to protect and purify, comfort the bereaved, and honor the deceased.