Palo Santo is a holy wood native to South America. It is used much like Sage for clearing the energy of a space or person. Palso Santo also has a lifting quality to it, making it good for raising the vibration and increasing positive energy.
Devil’s Shoestring is a protective curio used to ward off the energy of manipulation, jealousy/envy or anything that might be thrown at a person to cross or trip them up. You can work with Devil’s Shoestring by praying on it then carrying in a red mojo bag or in some instances they can be burned ritually to facilitate the removal of negative energy.