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The Move Toward Plant Medicine and Herbs

The Move Toward Plant Medicine and HerbsInterest in plant medicine has grown exponentially in the last decade. People are discovering the health benefits and stress-relieving qualities of traditional herbs, and as a result, many have moved away from more dangerous substances such as alcohol. The U.S. Has a Substance Abuse ProblemApproximately 19.7 million American adults (age 12 and older) struggled with a substance use disorder in 2017, according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH). Nearly...

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Johns Hopkins University Kratom User Survey

2020 Johns Hopkins Kratom User SurveyJohns 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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