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Controversies on Salvia Divinorum

Saturday, November 29th, 2008

Salavia Divinorum has been gaining popularity lately. While, the herb has been well received by many people but Salvia Divinorum has also been surrounded by many controversies. Although Salvia is legal in most of the countries but it has not been yet approved by Federal Food Administration. There are also many controversies about the effects of using salvia Divinorum.Salvia Divinorum is an herb which produces psychedelic effects. Some of the common side effects of Salvia are better mood, increased insight, increased self confidence and greater empathy. Due to such ill effects, Salvia Divinorum has been constantly attached to controversies which have also concerned parents, political leaders and media.Today, the herb is used by many people to increase emotions, to connect to themselves and universe, and to feel calmness. Ironically, even when the herb produces such sensational effects yet the section of society which do not favor Salvia compare Salvia to “LSD” or “pot”. However, none of the research studies states that Salvia has any long term side effects. All these controversies related to Salvia Divinorum have led to confusion among the public who could have become a potential user of the herb.The controversy related to Salvia DIvinorum still stands still, especially with the matter of its becoming legal throughout the world. And those people who are aware of the herb are not aware of the facts related to it. Even with all this chaos about the herb, the demand of Salvia Divinorum has been growing along with its never ending controversies.

Salvia Divinorum-Opinions and arguments

Saturday, November 29th, 2008

Salvia Divinorum is an herb well known for its psychedelic effects and its side effects on human body. Due to many controversies attached to the herb, different opinions and arguments about Salvia Divinorum are presented by different sections of the society. On one hand, media and many politicians’ talks about the ill effects of Salvia but on other hand, the users of Salvia praise the plant and deny all allegations related to the plant. Difference in people’s perception about the herb has lead to different opinions and controversies about Salvia Divinorum. Many stories had been published and aired by media about the side effects of the plant warning public about the so called ‘deadly herb’. These stories have also influenced some politicians who in turn submitted bill to their state government so as to ban Salvia Divinorum completely. According to them a drug of such strength should not be legalized. But the regular users of Salvia Divinorum have a completely different story to portray. According to them, they have never suffered from any long term side effects and hence all accusations on the herb are completely false. The clashing opinions and arguments about the herb has been quiet disturbing for everyone.Salvia has also been compared to LSD by those who are not in favor of the herb. Calling it a ‘suicide herb’, they echo the though that user of Salvia would eventually commit suicide. But none of the research studies have stated that Salvia has any long term side effect. The contrasting opinions and arguments about the side effects of Salvia Divinorum have only contributed to existing dilemma about the herb.