Pharm5 - SALVIA DIVINORUM "Sage of Divination"...

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SALVIA DIVINORUM “Sage of Divination” Family: Labiatae [mint] Genus: Salvia [true sages] o “not true” sages aster, sunflower family ( Asteraceae compositae ) wormwood Family: Artemisia  CA sagebrush big sagebrush Species:  ~1000 species o Salvia officinalis  culinary, cooking sage also medicinal for antimicrobial actions contains thujone, like wormwood but wormwood is from a different family, not mint Nativity o Sierra Mazateca Mtns, Oaxaca, Mexico o R. Gordon Wasson medicinal properties of mushrooms trips to Oaxaca discovered ritual use in 1950s collaborated w/ Albert Hofmann o Maria Sabina Mazate curandera Huatla de Jimenez, Oaxaca o local shamans Virgin Guadalupe las hojas de la Maria Pastora  the leaves of Mary the Shepherdess Some History o Great Inquisition  Centuries old secret ritual, secret no more! o
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