Category Archives: Nouvelles

Salvia concerns ‘balderdash’

Prohibition: Banning drugs gives gangsters another trade item Re: Minty herb sparks concerns, Observer, Feb. 4 “They think it’s a fun time but it’s a very dangerous drug. What are the long-term effects of Salvia?” Saliva is non-toxic, non-addictive, and nowhere near enough fun to be habit forming. It is yet to kill anyone, yet […]

February 17, 2009 Read More

Is Salvia a Miracle Drug?

Some researchers argue against criminalizing the psychedelic, saying that it could help treat various ailments, including cancer, HIV, and addiction. by Tom Spring Many parents and legislators view the popular psychedelic Salvia divinorum as a public health menace. But the drug has an unlikely set of supporters: scientists. Many medical researchers view the plant as […]

February 3, 2009 Read More

Saving Salvia

An explosion of noisy YouTube videos endangers the sanctity of a visionary herb by Adam Elenbaas In a traditional Mazatec vision quest ceremony, before eating the psychoactive herb Salvia Divinorum — Latin for “sage of the seers” — a shaman gives you a series of instructions. First, he explains, the spirit of Salvia Divinorum is […]

December 16, 2008 Read More

Salvia divinorum from A to Z

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about Salvia divinorum. The following podcasts of the Entheogenic Evolution are all about Salvia divinorum. We hear ethnobotanist and pharmacognosist Daniel Siebert, who studied this plant for 20 years and was the first to identify Salvinorin A as the main psychoactive compound in Salvia. His website and his […]

December 9, 2008 Read More

Dr. Phil on the use of Salvia divinorum

November 11 Phil McGraw, better known as “Dr. Phil”, dedicated a program to the usage of Salvia divinorum, titled “Risky Teen Behavior.” As was apparent from the announcement, Dr. Phil and his research team know very little about Salvia. For example, according to the announcement for the show Salvia can be snorted, which is actually […]

November 12, 2008 Read More

A Salvia divinorum horror story

A Salvia divinorum horror story by Eugene Schoenfeld When mind-altering substances like psychedelics produce unpleasant experiences – “bad trips” or worse – the real cause is often not so much the drug itself, but “dosing.” In street slang, “dosing” does not refer to the normal medical administration of measured amounts of a drug. Instead, the […]

November 10, 2008 Read More

Salvia to be banned in Massachusetts

The Massachusetts House of Representatives approved and sent to the Senate a proposal classifying Salvia Divinorum as a class C substance and making its use illegal in Massachusetts. Supporters of the ban said that Salvia, already banned in eight states, is an increasingly popular and dangerous mind-altering drug that produces hallucinations and long-term perception disorders […]

October 20, 2008 Read More

California bans sale of Salvia to minors

No longer will children be permitted to buy a hallucinogenic drug that has been readily available in California. Legislation to ban the sale of Salvia divinorum to minors was signed Tuesday by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. Violators can be charged with a misdemeanor when the new law takes effect Jan. 1. Assemblyman Anthony Adams, R-Hesperia, predicted […]

July 25, 2008 Read More

Salvia Becoming ‘Drug du Jour’ for Some Teens

Hallucinogenic Herb Salvia divinorum Causes Concern as Young Adults Use It to Get a Cheap High By Don Fernandez From: WebMD Health News June 27, 2008 — Salvia has been smoked for centuries by Mazatec Indians as a healing and divining tool. Now, the hallucinogenic herb properly known as Salvia divinorum is becoming the “drug […]

June 27, 2008 Read More

Salvia illegal en Floride

Floride a interdit la Salvia divinorum. En fait, ils interdisent toutes les “herbes hallucinogènes”. Cela signifie que l’expérience hallucinatoire (ou psychédélique) est interdit pour les êtres humains vivant dans cet état. “La loi d’herbes hallucinogènes (HB 1363) rend Salvia divinorum illégale et la met dans la même classe de substances réglementées que le marijuana et […]

June 12, 2008 Read More
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