12 minute 'newsflash' ~ Terence McKenna
announcing Salvia divinorum
(1.4MB MP3 at 16Kbps - right click, save as, to download to your hard drive)
Salvia Divinorum Presentation
by Rob Montgomery, with
Jonathon Ott and Terence McKenna recorded at the Botanical Preservation Corps
conference in Palenque in 1994.
50 minutes in total, split into the following parts,
each MP3 part at 16 Kbps, size as indicated
(suggest right click, save as, to
download to your hard drive)
Part 1 ~ Introduction, the chewing method and experience (1.3MB ~11
also including mention of smoking, mention of the experience
being of time and dimension, mention of the duration of the chewing experience.
Part 2 ~ The plant, where it grows, what it looks like (0.9MB
including Terence McKenna opting himself out, mention of
supposed synergy with cannabis, mention of preferred environment, soil, watering
needs, light etc.
Part 3 ~ Chemistry (0.9MB ~8 minutes)
extraction (starting with a question from Terence) - not
too much detail on extraction imparted, the speakers keen for people to try the
untreated leaf first and keep Salvia from too much unwanted attention from the
authorities. Some noise at the end of this section.
Part 4 ~ Intense Experience (0.6MB ~5 minutes)
stuck on a gigantic wagon wheel, am I ok, are you ok?
5 ~ Questions (1.1MB ~9 minutes)
more reference to extraction, more on the plant, mention
of flowers & seeds, cuttings, dried leaves, history / discovery of its activity.
6 ~ More Discussion (0.7MB ~6 minutes)
more technical discussion on the isolation of salvinorin,
further suggestion to try untreated leaf. Some background noise esp. at the start of
Alaska Radio Salvia Story - intro (0.3MB 2mins 47secs) - Story (0.5MB 4mins 45secs)