Street Names: Magic Mint, Ska Pastora, Diviner's Mint, Diviner's Sage, Sally-D, Lady Salvia
Looks Like: Green plant leaves or liquid extract
How It's Used/Abused: Ingested or smoked.
Short and Long Term Effects: Intense hallucinations, Dramatic/frightening mind state. Depending on dosage, a user's reaction can vary from subtle, just-off-baseline state to a full-blown psychedelic experience. It has been reported to induce an intense hallucinatory experience in humans (particularly when smoked) which typically persists from several minutes to an hour. It has been described as a "20-minute acid trip".
Every Parent Should Know: Salvia rivals the potency of the synthetic hallucinogens like LSD. Several states have legislation placing regulatory controls on Salvia divinorium and/or salvinorin A.