What Are The Most Common Uses For Kratom?

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Kratom is a herbal medicine derived from the leaves of the kratom tree, grown and harvested exclusively in many Southeast Asian countries. Countries such as Myanmar, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, and Papua New Guinea are all famous for their growth of kratom of various types, their ability to grow kratom is largely due to the hot, … Read more

Is Kratom A Drug?

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Kratom has a dubious history internationally and in the United States, its current legal status is, shall we say, complicated. But this is the dictionary definition of “drug”: “A drug is any substance that causes a change in an organism’s physiology or psychology when consumed.” So, by that definition kratom is definitely a “drug”. But … Read more

Where Does Kratom Come From?

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Kratom, or “mitragynine speciosa” is a type of tree that grows in Southeast Asia. These trees are found naturally occurring in many places, however are farmed elsewhere. Kratom is a psychoactive herbal medicine that acts either as a stimulant or relaxant, depending on the type of kratom being harvested. Kratom has been used for centuries … Read more

Is Kratom Legal In The United States?

One of the most common questions about kratom is whether or not it is legal to purchase in the United States. The answer? Well, it’s complicated. Before we get into the legalities of the substance, it might be helpful to understand what kratom is and what it does to your body, which might have warranted … Read more