First of all you should never use a lot of Salvia divinorum when taking it for the first time. First timers are advised to take a low dosage to see how sensitive they are to salvinorin. Get to know what salvinorin does to your mind before starting to experiment.
Salvia can be taken in several different ways. In the remote regions of the Sierra Mazateca mountains of South America it was used by making an infusion for shamanatic rituals.