Kratom, also known as Mitragyna species, is an evergreen tree found in the tropical climates. It belongs to the coffee family in Southeast Asia.Kratom consists of alkaloid compounds. These compounds are called mitragynine and 7-hydroxymitragynine. It is classified as a stimulant drug.This plant is mainly found in Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Guinea and
Myanmar. It has been widely used in this place as medicines since the nineteenth century.
People generally use Kratom to treat medical problems such as chronic pain, opioid withdrawal symptoms, and also for recreational reasons. The effects of this plant last for up to two to five hours. The leaves of this tree are chewable and are often used as a tea, powered into pills or extracted in forms of liquids. One can even Buy Kratom products from local head shops and online websites.
What are the traditional uses of Kratom?
In many cultures and traditions, Kratom is used for medicinal purposes. It is used to reduces pain, increase energy levels and appetite and sexual desire. The leaves are also used as local anesthesia and to heal wounds. It is also said to treats problems such as sore throat, diarrhea and intestinal infections. People also used this substance to enhance mood and relieve stress and anxiety.
Many people today are using Kratom and the demand for the herb is on the rise. In many countries, one can Buy Kratom without any prescription form a medical professional. The most famous kind of way to use Kratom is by crushing the leaf into a powder form to consume it. One can put this powder in their tea. It is noted that the consumption of Kratom produces euphoric effects.