Incense is also often used in rituals to represent all of nature's elements. Incense smoke wafts through the air, is created through the use of fire, the incense materials are grown from the earth & combustible incense is formed using water. It is also believed to release natural energy. Frankincense represents the masculine & is burned for purification & spirituality. Myrrh is considered feminine & burned for healing & attraction. Pine & Cedar can help rid a space of negative energy.