Yerba Santa is a sticky leaf plant that is native to the southwestern United States whose leaves are considered sacred in Native American and some Spanish cultures. Yerba Santa bundles are burned to protect against illnesses, purify spaces and to enhance beauty. It is used for healing and to remove negative energies around you. Great herb to be used to promote courage. These Smudge sticks are also burned to increase psychic powers, consecration, Spirituality, healing, love, beauty and protection. This uplifting herb is also knows as Holly Herb and Sacred Herb. Its scent is sweeter than white sage, so is a great alternative for people that find white sage aroma too pungent or strong.
On the therapeutic side, Yerba Santa treats respiratory conditions.
Lavender Sage is widely used for cleansing and purification purposes due to its believed spiritual strength. Often this variety of Sage is selected for working towards grounding, alleviating stress, anxiety, and letting go of the past.
Lavender is one of my favorite blooms to work with not just for its intoxicating and dreamy scent, but its intense magical attributes as well. Often used for clarity, peace, and to sharpen the senses during workings, Lavender encourages strength of mind and connection into other realms including both the spirit/angel and faery realms .