Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Salvia Divinorum Research and Information Center Web Site

Salvia Divinorum Research and Information Center Web SiteThe Salvia divinorum Research and Information Center, located at, provides the most comprehensive resource for information about Salvia divinorum available on the web. Created and maintained by Daniel Siebert, The site is available in over 50 languages, and includes an extensive FAQ, links to scientific research and other articles, an image gallery, list of related organizations, and a curated web links guide.

Salvia divinorum is used as a sacred medicine by indigenous shamanic healers living in the mountainous Sierra Madre Oriental in the northeastern corner of the Mexican State of Oaxaca. Used for its psychoactive effects and given the right dose, individual, set and setting, it produces a unique state of 'divine inebriation' which has been traditionally used by Mazatec healers. Salvia divinorum is both similar to, and different from, other drugs that affect the brain and behavior. Salvia divinorum is difficult to categorize pharmacologically. It does not fit well into any existing pharmacological class. Louis Lewin (wikipedia) the father of psychopharmacology called vision inducing drugs 'phantastica' more or go to the site now

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