White sage is used for many cleansing ceremonies. Such as cleansing a haunted home, cleansing negative energy for oneself and an area. It is also antimicrobial and antibacterial which is also a benefit along with helping to repel bugs. Some ways to use is to throw a bundle in an outdoor fire to cleanse the area, repel bugs and to keep the area peaceful. You can also light the bundle at one end and allow it to burn then go out. When it does then you will allow the smoke to cleanse the home.