NAME: Salvia divinorum
NICKNAMES: Salvia, Sally-D, Magic Mint, Diviner's Sage, Maria Pastora, Sage of the Seers, Lady Salvia, Purple Sticky, Sage.
REPORTED EFFECTS: Hallucinogenic effects that last up to one hour, out-of-body experiences, loss of motor coordination and awareness of surroundings, loss of consciousness, uncontrolled laughter.
HOW IT'S USED: Smoked, chewed, made into tea, smoked in water pipes.
ORIGIN: Native to Oaxaca, Mexico, and used by Mazatec Indians in healing rituals.
STATES THAT HAVE RESTRICTED SALVIA AS OF DECEMBER 2007: Delaware, Illinois, Louisiana, Maine, Missouri, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Tennessee.
STATES THAT ARE CONSIDERING OR HAVE CONSIDERED BANNING SALVIA: Alabama, Alaska, California, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
Sources: Florida House of Representatives report, December 2007, and The Associated Press