White Sage is a very sacred and powerful plant. It has been used since ancient times by shaman, medicine men, and healers. Today it is the most popular herb used for Smudging. In smudging the smoke gathers negativity and dispels it while bringing in the positive. It aids in healing physical, emotional, spiritual, and mental imbalances. This works on the body as well as in the home. * New to smudging? Read our guide on clearing and cleansing.