A herb named Kratom has been making rounds around social media with its extremely positive effects on the body and mind in terms of healing and providing energy. This magical herb grows in the form of a tropical plant in the northern areas of Southeast Asia including Thailand, Myanmar, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. It contains multiple components including 20 biological alkaloids. In these alkaloids, mitragynine and 7hydroxymitragynine are the ones that are the most effective and help with the process of healing and pain-relief.
AuthenticKratom has been used by the natives since the nineteenth century to cure bodily diseases like cough, diarrhea, respiratory illnesses, kidney disorders, liver function and heart diseases.
This is one of the technical parts of Kratom use as it requires attention and smartness. The dosage of Kratom is entirely responsible for its effects and results.
Generally, if the strain is of good quality and bought from an authentic vendor, then low doses are sufficient to get the results. 2g-5g is considered as low dosage and it also great for beginners out there who want to try and test which strain works best for them. These effects kick in after 5-10 minutes of consumption and last for up-to 60 minutes.
Low doses provide stimulating effects along with alertness and motivation.
Any dosage that it taken beyond 10g is considered to be as a high dose and causes sedative affects similar to that of morphine.
Higher doses only work out for some people who know who to handle Kratom and their body has reached a level of tolerance. For people who take overdoses experience dizziness, nauseous feeling and vomit and in extreme cases, unconsciousness.
Even though it is not proved, but Kratom has the potential of physical addiction so overuse can lead to Kratom abuse as well.
How to take Kratom
There are many different ways of ingesting Kratom. Some of them are:
Toss n wash
This is one of the most used and popular way of taking Kratom. Toss n wash method allows you to take Kratom powder of a specific weight and gulping it with water after putting it at the end of the mouth. Even though it can be taken with water, to enhance the effects, the powder can be taken with any fruit juice preferably grapefruit juice.
A lot of people also prefer capsules over any other option. This is because capsules are odorless, tasteless and easy to consume without having to worry about puking. Capsules are also readily available with most vendors so that wouldn’t be a problem as compared to powder which is sometimes unavailable.
In the United States, the consumption of coffee is a part of the daily routine of the people. Kratom is believed to conduct similar affects as coffee except for the fact that Kratom does not contain caffeine. Kratom tea can be used as an alternative to coffee and be used two or three times a day. Kratom tea is made by adding brewed leaves to hot water and sipping it directly. This tea is also beneficial as it can be used as a healthy beverage. It doesn’t matter if it is weather is hot or cold, this tea can be consumed in both weathers.
This is the concentrated liquid form of Kratom. It contains alkaloids from the leaf of Kratom. The dropper needs to be placed under the tongue and squeezed. Initially the dose should be limited and if needed, can be increased slowly and steadily.