Eucalyptus - Eucalyptus is a great herb for stress less protection. It blocks minor irritations rather than using brute strength. This allows it to relieve stress and anxiety in a way to promote gentle healing and raises energy in a calm way. This is a great combination to help those who may be triggered by a more strenuous smudge.
Lavender is used as a smudge to bring out the powers of calming and cleansing. 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.