Salvia Divinorum


Chemical information

Diviner’s Sage; Divining Sage; Hierba de María; Salvia divinorum; ska María Pastora.
NOTE. The following terms have been used as ‘street names’ or slang names for various forms of Salvia divinorum: Big Sal; La Pastora; LSD Lite; Maria Pastora; Sally D; Salvia; Ska; The Shepherdess.


Salvia divinorum has been traditionally used in Mexican Indian culture to induce hallucinations and is now a substance of abuse.
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Published May 08, 2019.