NOTE: We no longer carry salvia.
So you've heard some crazy stuff about
Salvia divinorum, huh? Now what?
IF YOU'RE WONDERING WHERE TO START, but aren't sure what all different
options of Salvia divinorum are, here's the little Cliff's Notes
explanation. The Salvia divinorum 5x, 10x, 15x and 20x extracts are an
enhanced-leaf extract, meaning they are in crushed leaf form. Still a dry
leaf, easy to burn as incense, but they contain 5, 10, 15 and 20 TIMES the
potency of Salvinorin A (the active chemical in Salvia divinorum)
as plain, dried foliage. You could consider the Salvia foliage 1x, if you
The extracts are definitely the most commonly sold items. Our extracts
are of extremely-high quality. The most commonly sold Salvia extracts are the
Salvia 10x and the 20x. If you're not familiar with Salvia divinorum, we
recommend the 5x or the 10x.
Now for the general info... Salvia divinorum is one of about 2,000
varieties of sage.
Although it has been known and used for centuries by the Mazatec Indians, the
use was concentrated in a small area in the Oaxacan Mountains and wasn't known
outside of its extremely limited range until a Gordon Wasson-Albert Hoffman
expedition in 1962.
Salvia divinorum was highly esteemed by the Mazatecs and was believed
to be a magical herb. It was used for everything from healing the sick to
ceremonially induced visionary states for religion.
Scientific American Article on Salvia
Currently Listed by Common Name