What is Salvia Divinorum?
Salvia Divinorum is a psychoactive plant that comes from South-Mexico, it contains the strongest plant-based hallucinogen known to man, Salvinorin A.
Salvia Divinorum is one of the only members in the Lamiaceae-family tree that contains Salvinorine A, out of a group with 800+ plants.
Often referred to as Sage of the diviners, Seer’s Sage, Salvia of the ghosts, or simply Salvia.
This Salvia originates from Sierra Mazateca in the state of Oaxaca, South-Mexico.
The first documentation of the plant was in 1939 by Jean Basset Johnson but long before that Salvia Divinorum was and is still used by Mazatec shamans to facilitate visions for shamans or to carry out ritual healing. Mazatec shamans only use fresh leaves for their rituals.
Salvia Divinorum effects
The leaves of Salvia Divinorum contain psychoactive compounds that can induce heavy hallucinations for example you can come in an altered state of consciousness, out-of-body experiences, and there are even reports of people living in another “dimension or world” for years where they build up a life with a family and friends, and then out of nowhere, they snap back to reality. In their minds, they lived another life for months or even years, and then they come back realizing they were only tripping for about 15 minutes.
In the end effects variate per person, but here are some of the common effects that can occur.
- Complete loss of reality.
- Visual effects like bright lights or unusual shapes, colors and patterns.
- time and space distortion.
- Feeling like you’re an object.
- laugh kicks.
- improved mood.
- Coming into contact with other entities from other dimensions.
- Feeling that you’re getting pulled or bended.
How to Consume Salvia Divinorum
There are 3 main ways of consuming Salvia.
The oldest way of ingesting Salvia Divinorum is to chew the leaves and swallow your saliva until the desired effect is reached.
Smoking Salvia is the most popular way of consuming the substance. A base-pipe is recommended but any smoking pipe will function.
One of the lesser popular ways of ingesting Salvia is with tinctures.
The dosages described below are recommend. But keep in mind that any individual person reacts differently to the substance Salvinorin A. So our advice would be to start with an low dosage to test out what the effects of Salvia are, and how you react to it before you decided to use more.
Salvia leaves 0.25 – 1 gram
Salvia Extract 5x 0.1 – 0.3 gram
Salvia Extract 10x 0.05 – 0.15 gram
Salvia Extract 15x 0.03 – 0.1 gram
Salvia Extract 20x 0.025 – 0.075 gram
Salvia Extract 40x 0.012 – 0.037 gram