Salvia (salvia divinorum) is a natural plant belongs to the sage family. It is commonly found in southern Mexico, Central America and South America. The plant has large green leaves with white and purple flowers that typically grow in large clusters. The leaves of the plant have been used by the native American as a hallucinogen in healing rituals.
The active ingredient in the salvia is salvinorin A, a chemical that acts on certain receptors in the brain and causes hallucinations. Salvinorin A is one of the most potent naturally occurring hallucinogenic chemicals. Salvia is sold in various forms such as leaves seeds, or as a liquid extract.
Salvia Smoking Effects
The early effects of smoking salvia include:
- Uncontrollable laughter
- Reflection of the past memories
- Acting as if they have become part of some object
- Feeling as if they were in some places at the same time
- Strange vision that involves things that are unusual
The early effects of smoking salvia last only for about 3 to 5 minutes. After that, users report the following effects of smoking salvia are to be pleasant include:
- Clear thinking
- Increased in mood
- Improved insight
- Boost concentration
- High confidence
- Good connections with nature
- Feeling calm
The long term effects of smoking salvia has not been studied properly yet. There was no visible effect has been investigated until now. The drug is known primarily non-addictive.
However, due to its hallucinogenic effect, it would be dangerous to operate a vehicle while under the drug’s influence. Additionally, any drug that leaves the user incapacitated during the time it is working puts the user at risk for serious injury by any means.