Up until the Psychoactive Substances Act 2016 came into effect we were the UK’s original and leading supplier of Salvia divinorum extract and leaf.
It was an article in a paper left on a tube train that piqued our interest in this magical plant and soon after, we made contact with suppliers in Mexico and were importing the best quality Salvia Divinorum into the UK. Over the years we added stronger extracts, resins as well as live cutting our thousands of happy customers but unfortunately this wonderful plant was bundled up with various nasty synthetic substances in the 2016 NPS Bill and was banned in the UK.
We no longer sell Salvia Divinorum extract, leaf or cuttings but as you may have stumbled across this page, we feel we should offer some info on The Divine Sage.
What is Salvia Divinorum?
Salvia divinorum is a member of the mint family which also includes such familiar herbs as oregano and basil. There are dozens of Salvia species, but Salvia divinorum is the only one known to contain the psychoactive diterpenes salvinorin A and B.
Salvia divinorum is a very rare plant, being found in only a few ravine locations in the Sierra Mazateca mountains of Mexico. A sacred plant, used by the Mazatec indians, revered for it’s hallucinogenic effects.
The primary psychoactive constituent is salvinorin (a bicyclic diterpene with formula C23H28O8). This substance was unknown until recently and is still not well understood. How Salvia’s chemistry works is still a mystery. Natives of Oaxaca Mexico used Lady Salvia for centuries for healing patients and divination and now many people in the modern world are discovering its benefits and uses.
Basically Salvia Divinorum is a very strong psychoactive agent that should be used with the utmost respect for purposes of divination and higher learning. It will put you in touch with another world and give you a great insight into your inner-self but should never be abused. This information is taken from sagewisdom.org and is written by world expert Daniel Siebert. He also offers an in-depth users guide which is being constantly updated. I recommend that anybody considering the use of Salvia Divinorum should read this guide which is available at sagewisdom.org
The article that originally alerted us to Salvia Divinorum:
Hallucinogenic sage sells for $120 an ounce to New Yorkers with a recipe for a good time (The Independant July 2001, by Andrew Buncombe in Washington)
You can smoke it, chew it or boil it to make tea. And it can make you feel as though you are flying through space – or it can knock you unconcious. No wonder that, for New York’s chattering society, salvia divinorum – a type of sage used for centuries by shamans in Mexico – is the recreational job of choice this year. “There are herbs that come into fashion every year and this year its Salvia Divinorum,” said Jeffrey Rosen, of Flower Power in the east village, which does not stock the herb. “I think the interest is not medicinal. I think the interest here is recreational. I think it is partly fashion but also partly just the fact that people have discovered this hallucinogenic drug that is legal. Its just putting two and two together”. Until now law enforcement agencies and health workers have had few dealings with the herb. But they are increasing their scrutiny of it. Health officials warn that the effects of the drug and how it interacts with the brain are unclear. Users say it has been used for centuries with few side effects, most particularly by the Mazatec Indians of Oaxaca region of Mexico. One of several websites devoted to the herb – the sage wisdom salviashop – says: “the Mazatec people have preserved Salvia Divinorum and the knowledge surrounding its use for hundreds of years. We are privileged to have them share their sacred herb with us. ” Daniel Siebert, a researcher who runs an information site on the herb ad sells it for £120 an ounce told the New York Times, “I think that a lot of people that are into this kind of thing see it as an alternative to illegal drugs”. That’s not what it is – it’s a philosopher’s tool. It alters your consciousness in a very profound way