What is kratom? The science behind Mitragyna's strange leaves
Kratom has become popular among opioid users trying to get clean. Meanwhile, researchers push forward as US regulators consider cracking down
The leaves of Mitragyna speciosa, kratom’s Latin name, have been used for centuries throughout Southeast Asia for all of the aforementioned properties. The plants grow wild in Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia, with related species of the genus Mitragyna ranging as far as India and South Africa.
In the United States, kratom use has surged in the past decade amid the ongoing opioid crisis, which claims dozens of lives each day
atai Life Sciences - Phase 1 trial of kratom-derived pharmaceutical
atai and Kures are poised to address two key factors underlying the opioid epidemic developing a potentially safer and more widely available alternative for both pain management and opioid maintenance therapy.
One of the leading therapeutic indicators of kratom is its analgesic effect. One study of Kratom users in Malaysia showed that 90% were using kratom as a substitute for opioids, with 84% reporting that kratom eased their opioid withdrawal symptoms.
5 Things You Need To Know About Red Maeng Da Kratom Powder Today
Kratom is all over the internet, and by now, you must have come across one of its popular strains; Red Maeng Da. Apart from its powerful effects and potential as a mood enhancer, energy booster, and pain reliever, many people know little about this herb extract.
It’s understandable though, kratom is still new, and there isn’t much information about specific strains online. However, before using it, it’s wise to research and understand more about it. That includes what it is, where it comes from, its effects and uses.