Plant species with transient psychoactive properties when its leaves are consumed by chewing, smoking, or as a tea.- Salvia divinorum
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Many of the plants are aromatic in all parts and include widely used culinary herbs like basil, mint, rosemary, sage, savory, marjoram, oregano, hyssop, thyme, lavender, and perilla, as well as other medicinal herbs such as catnip, salvia, bee balm, wild dagga, and oriental motherwort.
Diterpenes are a class of chemical compounds composed of four isoprene units, often with the molecular formula C20H32.
Salvia divinorum yields Salvinorin A, a psychotropic drug
G protein-coupled receptor that in humans is encoded by the OPRK1 gene.
Centrally active KOR agonists have hallucinogenic or dissociative effects, as exemplified by salvinorin A (the active constituent in Salvia divinorum).
The terpenoids, also known as isoprenoids, are a large and diverse class of naturally occurring organic chemicals derived from the 5-carbon compound isoprene, and the isoprene polymers called terpenes.
Well-known terpenoids include citral, menthol, camphor, salvinorin A in the plant Salvia divinorum, the cannabinoids found in cannabis,and ginkgolide and bilobalide found in Ginkgo biloba.
Salvinorin A is the main active psychotropic molecule in Salvia divinorum.
Practice in which a substance is burned and the resulting smoke is typically breathed in to be tasted and absorbed into the bloodstream.
Along with a smaller number of psychedelic drugs such as Changa, DMT, 5-Meo-DMT, and Salvia divinorum.
Religious practice that involves a practitioner interacting with what they believe to be a spirit world through altered states of consciousness, such as trance.
Examples of substances used by some cultures as entheogens include: peyote, psilocybin and Amanita muscaria (fly agaric) mushrooms, uncured tobacco, cannabis, ayahuasca, Salvia divinorum, and iboga.
Indigenous people of Mexico who inhabit the Sierra Mazateca in the state of Oaxaca and some communities in the adjacent states of Puebla and Veracruz.
Plants and fungi used for this purpose include psilocybin mushrooms, psychoactive morning glory seeds (from species such as Ipomoea tricolor and Turbina corymbosa), and perhaps most significant to the Mazatecs, Salvia divinorum.
Profound personal experience associated with death or impending death which researchers claim share similar characteristics.
A 2019 large-scale study found that ketamine, Salvia divinorum, and DMT (and other classical psychedelic substances) are linked to near-death experiences.
Hallucinogens are a large and diverse class of psychoactive drugs that can produce altered states of consciousness characterized by substantial alterations in thought, mood, and perception.
Opioidergics (sometimes regarded as atypical psychedelics) (κ-Opioid receptor agonists or atypical dissociatives) such as salvinorin A from Salvia divinorum and pentazocine