White Sage is used in Native American smudging ceremonies to drive away bad energy, cleanse and purify. Blue Sage also known as "Grandmother Sage” is a purifying herb with broad medicinal and magical applications. A close relative of White Sage, Blue Sage is also good for healing and cleansing rituals. Its soothing, relaxing smell can be used to aid meditation, or burned simply for enjoyment. Yerba Santa, the Holy & Sacred Herb, is known for its healing powers and is traditionally used as a smudge or incense for protection and purification. It can also been used as incense with an uplifting scent.