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Eating Hallucinogenic Salvia Leaves in Oaxaca

Hamilton Morris seeks out a shaman to perform the traditional ceremony honoring the psychedelic Salvia divinorum plant on the new episode of 'Hamilton's Pharmacopeia.'
November 9, 2016, 9:38pm

On tonight's episode of Hamilton's Pharmacopeia, VICE's resident chemist and drug stalwart Hamilton Morris heads to the dense forests in the State of Oaxaca to look for Salvia divinorum leaves.Then, under the guidance of a shaman, Hamilton participates in a traditional salvia ceremony and reaches a hallucinogenic-induced state of bliss.

Watch the clip above and tune in to catch the full episode Wednesday at 10 PM on VICELAND. You can also check out more photos from the trip in the November issue of VICE Magazine.