Diviner's Sage

How does Salvia Divinorum work?

Salvia divinorum contains chemicals that can cause hallucinations. These chemicals are destroyed by digestive juices. There isn't much information about how diviner's sage might work as a medicine.

Are there safety concerns?

Salvia divinorum is POSSIBLY UNSAFE. It can cause serious side effects including nausea, dizziness, slurred speech, confusion, paranoia, and hallucinations.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of diviner's sage during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Dosing considerations for Salvia Divinorum.

The appropriate dose of Salvia divinorum depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for diviner's sage. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.


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