In California the traditional use for Yerba Santa or Bear Weed (Eriodictyon californicum) is during spiritual ceremonies. It is used for spiritual protection and cleansing, also for spiritual healing when it is accompanied by Water Sage (Artemisia douglasiana). You can do your own preparation by mixing equal parts of Yerba Santa and Water Sage.
Herbalist use Yerba Santa for its many health properties.
* This plant was collected during a special ceremony in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
Each bag contains approximately one cup of leaves. We also sell this by the pound.