Salvia divinorum

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Salvia divinorum
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S. divinorum in nature.
Taxonomical nomenclature
Kingdom Plantae
Unranked Angiosperms
Unranked Eudicots
Unranked Asterids
Order Lamiales
Family Lamiaceae
Genus Salvia
Species S. divinorum
Common nomenclature
Common names Salvia, Sage of the Diviners, ska maría pastora, seer's sage, yerba de la pastora, Sally
Constituents
Active constituents Salvinorin A, Salvinorin B (in smaller quantities)

Salvia divinorum (also called Diviner's Sage, Ska María Pastora, Seer's Sage, and Salvia) is a psychoactive plant in the Salvia genus. Its native habitat is within Cloud Forest in the isolated Sierra Mazateca of Oaxaca, Mexico where it grows in shady and moist locations. The plant grows to over a meter high and has hollow square stems, large leaves, and occasional white flowers with violet calyxes. Salvia divinorum is the only known natural source of Salvinorin A, the main psychoactive molecule within the plant.

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