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stu w asked in HealthAlternative Medicine · 1 decade ago

can you kill yourself on salvia? whats the downside of salvia?

its legal, but is it bad? TELL TELL!

4 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    From my my reading on the topic, on which there isn't actually a whole lot of information or research, Salvia Divinorum is completely non-toxic. No amount can damage your body, as far as current research shows.

    Also, there have been tests on mice. Mice were given copious amounts of Salvia Divinorum / Salvinorin A-- in much greater proportion than a human would EVER ingest. The mice showed no organ damage, and were just fine later.

    No Salvia overdose has EVER been recorded. Nobody has died from it, except from a suicide which may or may not have had anything to do with the Salvia. Blaming Salvia for a suicide is sorta like blaming Prozac for a suicide . . . I'm sure it contributes sometimes, but the overall day-to-day effect of Salvia Divinorum is anti-depressant. It's temporary effect mimics a depressant as far as motor skills are concerned, but it certainly can't be classified as such.

    I want to add, however, that it's fairly easy to lose control of yourself on Salvia Divinorum. You lose conscious awareness of self, yet often have the ability to jump out a window, stab yourself, trip over things, attempt to merge with objects, stare at the sun, eat strange things, etc, etc, etc. Don't try it without supervision. Please.

  • 1 decade ago

    "No one has ever died from a Salvia overdose. Salvia is not habit-forming or addictive. People who choose to use Salvia, tend to do so quite infrequently."

    -If your scared of killing yourself on salvia make sure your at home or away from roads/huge cliffs. Salvia trips can be VERY intense, so plan everything out before you smoke salvia.

    -One downside of salvia is that the trip is very short (max of 10 minutes) Also many people have bad memories of smokin salvia.

    -Not sure if its bad, but since people don't get addicted it can't be very bad? *check out the site on the source

    -Make sure when you smoke salvia you use a torch lighter or something because it must be heated to a certain temp.

  • Anonymous
    5 years ago

    properly, I advance Salvia, that's sage. there is a minimum of one species this is a efficient hallucinogen and it is criminal in many of the states and a lot of of the international, different than for Australia. in case you google salvia you will get links fo a lot of web sites advertising the psychedelic stuff. I do inspire you to be careful, this is no longer unavoidably a solid theory to clutter with that stuff.

  • emehms
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    no longer legal in MO at least but ne ways. i doubt you can kill yourself with salvia but i have no background info on that. when i smoked it i really didnt get much out of it. all i got was a massive headache that lasted for about an hour. as soon as you inhale you get a lightheaded feeling but it didnt really last very long.

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