Salvia Divinorum

Scientists Looking To Utilize Pain And Anti-inflammatory Properties of Salvia Divinorum Without Hallucinogenic Effects

Salvia divinorum is a herbal plant native to the southwestern region of Mexico. A relatively unknown species, it’s been gaining interest by the scientific community for its analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties.  Aside from medicinal and religious practices by Mazatecan culture, Salvia divinorum has been largely used as a recreational drug outside of its native Mexico.  …

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Salvia Divinorum

Spotlight On 50 Years Of Research On Salvia Divinorum

Salvia Divinorum is a psychoactive plant native to a small region in Mexico. It was first discovered by two ethnopharmacologists during their expedition to Oaxaca. Ever since its classification as a species it has become globally recognized for its main active constituent, the diterpene salvinorin A.  Salvinorin A is a kappa-opioid agonist and the first …

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