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simplicity in Kratom use


Mitragyna speciosa is indigenous to countries located in the southeastern part of Asia particularly in Malaysia, Thailand, and Myanmar... Learn More

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The wide variations in extraction methods have made available to consumers, a host of several kratom extracts...Learn More


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Kratom comes from a tree known as Mitragyna Speciosa.

The trees are large with a growth height of up to nine meters.

The unique properties of the leaves make them very prized.

Its leaf is herbal and contains medicinal properties.

Mitragyna speciosa is indigenous to countries located in the southeastern part of Asia particularly in Malaysia, Thailand, and Myanmar.

Their indigenes have made use of kratom for numerous purposes such as for sedative use, pain reduction, and treatment for diarrhoea, substitute for opium, a stimulant and an antidepressant.

Kratom Use Has Its Benefits

When kratom is administered in a low dosage, it can significantly fight fatigue and create a mild euphoric feeling.

Though low dosages of kratom administered and its interaction with one’s daily life are unknown, consumers still need to avoid any activity that would require their full concentration.

Some of these activities are driving or dealing with heavy machinery.

Epicatechin, which has an anti-oxidizing effect, is found in kratom plant.

Kratom has also been known to be very effective in lowering blood pressure.

There is also the case of it being a treatment for people with hay fever.

It is also acclaimed to have helped people with various illnesses and also has a multi purpose medicinal use.

Kratom contains alkaloids which one of the positive effects known is to boost the immune system in humans.

These positive effects from kratom tend to come in various active alkaloids present in the leaves.

Up to 40 diverse chemical compounds can be found kratom.

Hence, it has a hugely varied range of effects.

Some of them are known for the stimulation of some opioid receptors.

This is the reason why the herb is efficient in pain reduction and mood improvement.

This can be likened to the effects of opium and morphine in relation to pain reduction but in a much lesser potency.

Also, with low potential for excess craving and addiction.

Excess Use of Kratom Has Its Negative Effect

The significant effect coming from the usage of kratom is what makes plant so popular and vastly used.

However, very few relate to its side effect.

One of the most common practices of the use of this traditional medicine is for the relief of pain.

To compare its pain relieving effect with that of other analgesic medications, kratom only causes minor irritation.

Though they are minor, it is still worth to mention, as being aware of them and the way they occur can help in thwarting them.

If doses are maintained at 2 to 5 grams and used not too frequently, negatives do not seem to occur from kratom usage.

Notwithstanding, if the doses are higher, it can lead to the infamous ‘wobble,’ nausea, constipation, and headaches.

Kratom has also been identified to darken the skin of those that use it too often.

The qualities that it has are similar to depressants and stimulants, and an overdose of it can make one inactive.


The wide variations in extraction methods have made available to consumers, a host of several kratom extracts.

There are many forms of kratom extracts one can choose from to attain their desired benefits.

Consumers tend to choose the one that is most suitable to them.

One of the most common forms of these extracts is the kratom powder originating from a plant in Southeastern Asia.

Powdered Kratom

Kratom powder is one way the substance can be prepared.

This purchased powder is an extract that can offer a wide range of benefits.

When it comes to measurement, kratom powder is very easy.

With measuring spoons consumers can break them out and get a scoop of their desired amount.

That’s all there is in measuring it.

If you buy the fine powder, which has gone through grinding, it will just about dissolve in any form of liquid.

Hence, there is simplicity in its use.

You can easily mix it with your table water.

However, some consumers don’t like the taste of it with water.

They can opt for mixing it with a flavoured drink or fruit juice to improve the taste.

If kratom powder is your chosen form of extract, it would have saved you more money than the other available forms of extract.

Leaves can be converted to a fine powder when they are dried and then crushed.

Some others also would rather make a paste of it and then mix it with yoghurt.

Consumers can easily make their own powders from dried leaves or purchase the ready-made powder in bulk or in the form of a capsule.

Kratom in powdered form can be found in capsules.

These capsules are taken just like pills.

The powder was just immersed into the capsule to allow an easy swallowing of the cap by the consumer.

These capsules help in eliminating the bitterness or foul taste that comes from the kratom leaves and/or powder.

Consumer’s knowledge and application of the right dosage is critical.

It helps discover the numerous physical as well as mental gains of kratom as it gives room for complete flexibility.

However, consumers might want to find out if the effect of kratom capsules is at par with the powder cost when checked dosage by dosage.

Desired effects are attained quickly with little or no mess or any preparation needed.

With the bottled caps at your hand, you can swallow your pills at any place and at any time, simply at your convenience.

You don’t have to weigh doses, fine tune the amount or deal with the bitter taste.

It works just perfectly well like your conventional powder.

In the end, it is still your choice to make.

When capsules are the only ones you can find when you prefer the normal powder, you can simply open it and pour the powder to mix with a beverage.

If you want to save cost you can go for the direct powder and do the fine tuning in person.