Kratom

Kratom for Everyday Living

Kratom for Everyday Living A quick Google search will reveal hundreds of testimonials showing how kratom is helping people live normal lives. An astonishing number say that kratom has helped them kick an addiction to both prescribed or illicit opioids, alcohol and other substances. Others who struggle with physical pain or emotional pain, such as anxiety and depression, have expressed how kratom has helped them find relief. Testimonials In a blog on Kratom United, a nonprofit kratom organization, people from all walks...

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Choosing Your Kratom

Choosing a Kratom Strain Choosing a kratom strain can be overwhelming at first. Below is a quick guide to help you decide which type of kratom is best for you. White, Red, Green or Yellow? The vein color is an indicator of the overall effects of the kratom tea, but even two batches of the same vein can differ in color. This is because it is organically processed and never artificially colored. As the plant matures, different levels of alkaloids build within...

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Kratom’s Role in Indonesia’s Environment and Economy

Kratom's Role in Indonesia’s Environment and Economy Indonesia provides around 95% of the world’s kratom with most of the product being shipped to the United States with an estimated 2 to 4 million kratom consumers. Kapuas Hulu in the West Kalimantan province is the main hub for kratom production, generating U.S. $13 million per year. The region has several kratom plantations that are fertilized by the seasonal floods of the Kapuas River.  In a 2018 Bloomberg report, the Indonesia Kratom Entrepreneurs...

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Johns Hopkins University Kratom User Survey

2020 Johns Hopkins Kratom User Survey Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers released the findings of an anonymous online survey of more than 2,700 self-reported kratom consumers. Overall, the results suggest that kratom should be studied and regulated rather than banned and that the active compound in kratom has a lower rate of harm than prescription opioids in the treatment of pain, anxiety, depression and addiction.  The study “Kratom (Mitragyna Speciosa): User demographics, use patterns, and implications for the opioid epidemic” is published...

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From Tree to Kratom Tea: How is Kratom Produced?

From Tree to Kratom Tea: How is Kratom Produced? How is kratom produced? Is it made in a high-tech greenhouse or a lab? Actually, not much has changed over the centuries when it comes to kratom farming practices. You’ll be happy to know that kratom is naturally and organically cultivated and produced from the leaves of kratom trees which are picked, washed, ground up and dried. In the Beginning For millennia, the local people of Southeast Asia have been cultivating the kratom...

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