Under the Spell of the Magic MintSeptember 6, 2007
Informative piece of lecture in Gentlemans Quarterly from author Christopher Ketcham about the drastic change of image Salvia has undergone over the last years: from an obscure plant into the category of dangerous drugs.
In Mexican Oaxaca, Kecham confonts traditional Salvia users with the misuse of the plant by teenagers in the western world. His personal search for a reliable curandera illustrates the vulnerability of the traditional Mazatec Salvia ceremony.
Read al about it on MAPS: Under the Spell of the MagicMint