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Due to its mode of action, Mitragyna speciosa Kratom could become a potential alternative to methadone, which is now commonly used in the detoxification process from opiates and opioids addiction,...
Finding a positive balance between Mitragyna speciosa Kratom use and sex is somewhat delicate, and very much dose related. In its traditional context of use, Mitragyna speciosa Kratom does have the...
Mitragyna speciosa Kratom shares some pharmacological properties with Uncaria tomentosa or (uña de gato/cat’s claw), a plant well known for its positive effects on the immune system. This has not been...
Relatively unknown outside South-east Asia until recent times, the increased circulation of information and open medias such as the Internet, has allowed Mitragyna speciosa Kratom to be introduced to the...
There are multiple ways to prepare Mitragyna speciosa Kratom, from making a simple tea with the leaves, leaf powder or extract, to more complex preparations, such as “Kratom cooking”. More than the novelty...
In South-East Asia, and Thailand in particular, Mitragyna speciosa Kratom is most often chewed fresh, in whole leaf form, usually after removing the leaves’ central vein, which helps chewing and is said to...
In South-East Asia Mitragyna speciosa Kratom leaf is also often made into a tea. This has also become, by far, the most common and popular method using Kratom outside of Asia. Mitragyna speciosa Kratom...
This is a very simple and efficient way of consuming Mitragyna speciosa Kratom. The simplest way would be the “toss and wash”, placing the Kratom leaf or Kratom leaf powder in a glass of water, stirring and...
A paste-like concentrated Kratom extract can be prepared by boiling of a quantity of fresh or dried Mitragyna speciosa Kratom leaves, which is then lengthily evaporated by boiling down, until the liquid is...
Kratom can be smoked, but this is less recommended, as it is less effective than oral consumption, and slightly more complex. Indeed, the amount of leaf that constitutes a typical Kratom dose is too large...
Mitragyna speciosa Kratom products can be brewed into tea or drinks, but leaves and leaf powder can also be swallowed directly, and still be active, which makes “cooking” with Kratom a real possibility-...
Mitragyna speciosa Kratom leaf, Kratom leaf powder and extracts are best preserved in an cool environment where they are not exposed to air, humidity, heat or U.V. light. One could say that the storing...
Mitragyna speciosa Kratom has been used as a medicine and as a recreational psychoactive for a long time in South-East Asia, and is therefore known to be relatively safe. Yet it is important to note that...
What is clear is that Mitragyna speciosa Kratom is not recommended for daily use. While such a practice is not nearly as problematic or dangerous as it would be with opiate or opioid use, it is clear that...
Some combinations may actually potentiate the effects of Mitragyna speciosa Kratom, which is something to be aware of when experimenting with Kratom. Most of these Kratom potentiators are actually similar...
Can Mitragyna speciosa Kratom be combined safely with other substances? In general, drug combination can be hazardous, problematic and risky, and one has to be careful of potentially negative or dangerous...
Mitragyna speciosa Kratom use appears to be very safe in standard recreational doses. A person who consumes too much Mitragyna speciosa Kratom will experience strong nausea and vomit the consumed Kratom...
A few Kratom users, those more sensitive than others, have had allergy-like reactions to Mitragyna speciosa Kratom, especially in higher doses, which causes them to feel a generalised body itching, similar...
As previously mentioned, despite Mitragyna speciosa Kratom’s relatively long history of human use, Kratom and Kratom use has rarely been studied extensively, even in countries where Kratom use is...
Mitragyna speciosa Kratom use is legal in most parts of the world, and is not specifically tested for in drug-screens or drug tests. Yet Kratom users facing potential drug-tests, such as urine drug-screens,...
As previously explained in the section “Pharmacology and mode of action of Mitragyna speciosa Kratom” as well as in the “Potential applications and modern uses of Mitragyna speciosa Kratom” section,...
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