Sand is typically used as a base for Charcoal, incense cones, and resins. Sometimes also used to protect furniture from heat and ash. Color sand is used in magic and rituals, to intensify manifestations. Colors are known to create changes in mood. Red is a color of lust, love, passion, and protection. Also Good to use when working with the Root Chakra. Always use this product on a heat safe burner. We have a large variety to choose from!