Chaparral is naturally anti-viral, anti-fungal and antibacterial. When lit to allow the smoke into the air it purifies the air both physically and spiritually. You can also place a piece of smudge stick into boiling water to allow the steam to clear the air, or inhale to rid the body of viral or respiratory infections.
Desert Lavender is an anti anxiety in that helps relax the body. When burned it can help release anxious or stressful emotions.