Salvia divinorum use, experiences and other info

Welcome to, a site dedicated to a plant variously named Salvia divinorum, Ska Pastora, Diviner's Mint, Sally-D and Lady Salvia. Though its psychoactive properties have been known to the Mexican Mazatec Indians for ages, it was relatively recent that the plant drew the attention of Western ethnobotanists, and even more recent (the early 90's) that its active component, salvinorin A, was isolated. Salvinorin A turned out to be the strongest natural hallucinogen known to man.

In recent years salvia has become increasingly popular amongst explorers of alternative states of consciousness. Because salvia enjoyed a legal status for years, researchers had the opportunity to study the mechanisms of its effects and possible therapeutic applications.

This website keeps you up to date on current research being conducted and its legal status around the world. also informs you about salvia's history, its chemistry, how to grow the plant yourself, how to use it safely and effectively, and invites you to share your personal experiences with this extraordinary hallucinogen.

The effects of salvia are overwhelming, especially when smoked. Because of this, one must carefully prepare oneself for the experience and have at least a general idea of what to expect. We invite you to browse this site before embarking on your salvia journey and hope it helps your first experience to be pleasant and meaningful.


Documentary on Salvia divinorum in crowdfunding

A young team of anthropologists and film makers led by Roberto López Mélinchon are working on a new ethnographic documentary, simply titled ‘Divinorum’.

Their aim is to uncover the mysterious world of Salvia divinorum, to show that the plant is much more than the image generated by its contemporary misuse around the rest of the world. To tell the story of this wonderful plant before it is unjustly criminalized by the Mexican government.

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Salvia experiences

A dimension of colliding realities

The 10X experience was very intense for me. I did it twice, once accompanied by a very good friend a psychonaut, the 2nd time all by myself. I recommend you always have a sitter!

...I was lying in a huge, and I mean HUGE grass field and all around me there were rabbits. Thousands, maybe millions of rabbits as far as I could see...

Read the full trip report by S.D.

Other experiences:

"I felt judged" by Wilmar
Six Billion Reality Revolver by Seb
"My ego receded to almost nothing" by Paul
The first time i ever did salvia wasn't too bad by Sakura
"I became a couch" by Mind_Tourist
It needs to be done in a calm, relaxed, meditative state by Jon