This smudge stick is actually California White Sage covered in dragon's blood resin. Dragon's blood, a naturally formed plant resin, is perfect for protection, healing and enhancing your spiritual power. This plant resin has been used for medicinal purposes that date back to ancient Greeks and Romans. In Southeast Asia, dragon's blood is used for treating wounds and healing intestinal disorders such as dysentery. Although most commonly used for protection, this smudge sticks emits a heavenly fragrance that can also be used to create a meditative atmosphere.