Generic: Salvia divinorum
Adults (over 18 years old)
There is no proven safe or effective dose for salvia in adults.
Children (under 18 years old)
There is no proven safe or recommended dose for salvia in children.
SafetyDISCLAIMER: Many complementary techniques are practiced by healthcare professionals with formal training, in accordance with the standards of national organizations. However, this is not universally the case, and adverse effects are possible. Due to limited research, in some cases only limited safety information is available.
Avoid in individuals with a known allergy or hypersensitivity to salvia.
Side Effects and Warnings
Salvia may cause decreased heart rate, increased perspiration, changes in body temperature, chills, inability to control muscles, inability to maintain balance, loss of coordination, and short- term effects on motor- control. The effects of salvia are typically short- lived.
Salvia may induce hallucinations and psychedelic- like changes in visual perception and mood. Visual hallucinations may include perception of bright lights and vivid colors and shapes, as well as body movements and body or object distortions.
Dizziness, slurred speech, nausea, awkward sentence patterns, and general change in consciousness have been reported.
Use cautiously in patients with psychiatric disorders, including depression, due to salvia's ability to induce hallucinations and other mood changes.
Pregnancy & Breastfeeding
Salvia is not recommended in pregnant or breastfeeding women due to a lack of available scientific evidence.
Interactions with Drugs
Salvia may have hallucinogenic effects. Salvia may also have additive effects with other opioid drugs and caution is advised when taking certain pain- relieving agents. Consult with a qualified healthcare professional before taking salvia with opioids.
Interactions with Herbs & Dietary Supplements
Salvia may have hallucinogenic effects. Salvia may also have additive effects with other opioids and caution is advised when taking certain pain relieving agents. Consult with a qualified healthcare professional before taking salvia with opioids.