All You Need To Know About Kratom

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ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT KRATOM

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All you need to know about Kratom will be highlighted in these topics below.

❀ Plant Source: Mitragyna Speciosa, most commonly known as kratom. It is tropical evergreen tree in the coffee family.
Native to Southeast Asia. It is predominantly found in Thailand, Myanmar, Indonesia and Malaysia.
❀ These cultures have cultivated kratom since the nineteenth century for its numerous health benefits.
❀ Kratom is now available in many forms such as a crushed powder, capsule, or oil.
❀ Kratom is commonly used for traditional medicine as a healthy alternative for pain relief, as a stimulant and antidepressant.
❀ It has also been said to provide pleasant feelings of ecstasy and excitement, based on varying dosages. Please note, these said effects experienced by users differ due to the individuals bio-chemistry and unique reaction to the alkaloids.
❀ Studies have shown that Kratom contains over 25 known alkaloids including the following:

  • mitragynine
  • 7-hydroxymitragynine
  • paynanthine
  • speciogynine
  • mitraphylline
  • ajmalicine
  • corynanthedine
  • mitraversine
  • rhychophylline
  • stipulatine

The mode of action of these alkaloids differs. Generally, they bind to cell receptors and then trigger the release of neurotransmitters which effect changes in the body. The most active ones, however, are mitragynine and 7-hydroxymitragynine. These two are responsible for the many pleasurable effects associated with the use of Kratom. Find out more on “All You Need To Know About Kratom” by reading this article.

 

SAFETY AND LEGALITY

In certain countries, the sale of Kratom is widespread and accepted. These countries allow the free sale of Kratom whether as a supplement or to consume, but must abide to certain laws and regulations. However, some countries do not allow specific strains and have banned kratom.

As with any substance, there are possible side effects to be aware of. Keep in mind that even drinking coffee can cause symptoms such as irregular heart beat, headache and shakiness. Just as your body adjusts to a certain amount of coffee, the same applies to consuming Kratom. A high dose is more likely to produce negative effects, so it is important to keep your usage at a minimal level. You can avoid unpleasant effects by moderating your intake level.

Please be mindful that consuming too much Kratom can lead to addiction, just like any medicine or substance. People in Thailand have become so dependent of kratom that their health are starting to show side effects. They were loosing weight and their muscles aching along with runny nose, and an uncontrollable craving for Kratom. If used at extremely high doses, constipation and vomiting could occur. Kratom is not recommended for pregnant women as it leads to greater potential risks during their pregnancy.

 

BENEFITS OF KRATOM

❀ Kratom users have reported many benefits, ranging from a pain reliever to energy booster.
❀ Users say it improves mental drive, concentration, overall happiness, and enhances positive feelings that block anxiety and depression, creating a calm and peaceful feeling.
❀ For example, students and artists have discovered that Kratom helps them stay focused and increases their creativity level.
❀ For those that require physical strength, such as professional athletes, Kratom provides the extra strength and endurance their body requires.
❀ When used at a low dose, Kratom can help users sleep better.
❀ People are now switching to Kratom for anti-depressant and anti-adrenergic drug.
❀ Many users are now using kratom as their morning coffee replacement due to the similar effect that coffee has.
❀ If you need a boost of energy, a moderate dose of Kratom will provide that.

From one kratom lover to another, we hope you find this information helpful! ♡

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