Salvia Divinorum, a Western Approach (2019)

| Documentary | 2019 (USA)
In western society, hallucinogenic shamanic plant medicines often spiral into abuse, legislation, and scientific restrictions. Salvia Divinorum is arguably worlds most powerful naturally ... See full summary »

Director:

Erin Wyche

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Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Noam Chomsky ... Himself
Andrew W.K. ... Himself
Alex Grey Alex Grey ... Himself
Ralph Metzner Ralph Metzner ... Himself
Kathleen Harrison Kathleen Harrison ... Herself
Henry Hemp Henry Hemp ... Himself
Carolyn Garcia Carolyn Garcia ... Herself
Daniel Siebert Daniel Siebert ... Himself
David E. Smith David E. Smith ... Himself (scenes deleted)
Joseph Valentine Joseph Valentine ... Himself
Thomas Munro Thomas Munro ... Himself
Tyler Lee Wilbourne Tyler Lee Wilbourne ... Himself
Aaron Winter Aaron Winter ... Himself
Shane Caleb Shane Caleb ... Himself
Eleazar Peralta Cid Eleazar Peralta Cid ... Himself
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In western society, hallucinogenic shamanic plant medicines often spiral into abuse, legislation, and scientific restrictions. Salvia Divinorum is arguably worlds most powerful naturally occurring psychedelic plant. Scientists have recently discovered new breakthroughs in neurobiology with this plants' unique active molecule Salvinorin-A. In 1994 researcher Daniel Siebert discovered how to isolate Salvinorin-A crystals through chemical extractions. Entrepreneurial psychonauts began legally selling Salvia extracts which soon became popular in the counter culture circles. With the advent of YouTube in 2005, videos of bizarre psychedelic experiences sparked media attention making sales and use go nation wide. State legislatures began enacting laws. Celebrities using Salvia extracts, such as Miley Cyrus, helped drive the media hysteria of Salvia to world wide news. Are these laws justifiable or infringing on scientific medicine and religious freedom uses? Is this an addictive harmful ... Written by Patrick Krauss

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Director Erin Wyche tragically died from a Lupus related blood problem Nov. 26th 2013 with the film near completion in post-production. She was 28 and a new mother to a 6 weeks old baby girl. Her long time boyfriend, producer, and child's father, Patrick Krauss, struggled for several years to complete the film as a single parent. See more »

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