*As this is a gift from Mother Nature, item may vary from picture.*
Folk Names: Bear Weed, Consumptive’s Weed, Gum Bush, Holy Herb, Mountain Balm, Sacred Herb
Powers: Beauty, Healing, Psychic Powers, Protection
Magical Uses: Yerba santa is carried to improve or to attain beauty, and the infusion is added to baths for the same reason. The leaves are added to healing incenses and are worn around the neck to ward off illnesses and wounds. It is also carried for spiritual strength, to increase psychic powers, and to protect the bearer.
Cunningham, Scott. Cunningham's Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs (Cunningham's Encyclopedia Series) (p. 264). Llewellyn Worldwide, LTD.