White Sage and Lavender - White Sage is used as the base to give the great properties of removing negativity, cleansing, and protection. To this base, Lavender is added. Lavender has a calming effect on the nervous system. Lavender brings a clean positive energy, opens the heart chakra and calms situations. Magically it can be used for protection and also for love as well. Some traditions maintain the scent of Lavender wards off evil. This smudge is great for being calm and soothing, but having a base of stern protection.