For burning loose white sage and smudges. Smudging is an old Indian custom, in which bundles of herbs and/or fragrant woods, such as white sage and palo santo, are burned into the abalone shell. This as part of a ritual ceremony or to energetically cleanse the house and other spaces. The natural holes in the shell provide air supply.
Its unmistakable aroma relieves stress and brings peace and harmony due to its physical and spiritual cleansing properties, as well as relaxing the mind and transporting us to a unique atmosphere of peace and tranquility.
Palo Santo is a mystical tree that grows on the coast of South America and means "Sacred Wood". It is part of the citrus family and has sweet notes of pine, mint and lemon. Palo Santo is composed of three substances: limonene, terpineol and menthofuran. Limonene is present in nearly 63% of the wood and essential oil and is responsible for such properties as creativity and anxiety relief.
White sage is used by the Indians during their purification ceremonies and prayers, as well as to purify or bless people and places.
It is now commonly used in homes to clear energy and clear negative vibes.