White sage is the standard sage most people think of when doing a smudging, may use saging and smudging interchangeably. White sage has great properties for removing negativity , cleansing, and protection. A great property of sage smoke it is beneficial to breathe as it has many antimicrobial properties. Many a times, if someone has bad reaction to sage, it is more the reluctance of the negative energies. Peppermint is use to increase the vibrations of a space or in spells & incense for healing & purification. Place in sleep pillow to ensure peaceful sleep & bring about prophetic dreams. Burn in a new home to clear out sickness & negative energy. Use in magical workings to provide the push needed to bring change to one's life.