Salvia

By Riley Walsh and Aryan Jain

What Is Salvia, How Are They Abused, And What Is The Classification of It.

What Is It

Salvia is a herb in the mint family found in Southern Mexico.


How They Are Abused

  • Smoked
  • Chewed
  • Brewed As Tea


Classification

Salvia Is A Depressant

What Are The Effects on The Brain and Other Effects

  • Causes Hallucinations
  • Vision
  • Mood
  • Body Sensations
  • Emotional Swings
  • Feelings of Detatchment

Can You Get Addicted or Die From Salvia.

It is not clear if you can die or get addicted with Salvia.

How Many Teens Abuse Salvia?

8th Graders: 0.7%

10th Graders: 1.2%

12th Graders: 1.9%

What Should You Do If Someone Needs Help?

  • Call National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK
  • Call Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator at 1-800-662-HELP
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