White prairie sage (Artemisia ludoviciana) is both antimicrobial and antibacterial . White sage (Salvia apiana) is also antimicrobial. And both have been shown to repel insects. Beliefs that burning sage clears out spiritual impurities, pathogens, and even insects have been fundamental to the practice of smudging.
Wild harvested by Native American Indians
California White Sage. Grandfather Sage. Salvia apiana
approx 10 - 12cm = 3.5"