An introduction to Kratom / Mitragyna speciosa

  1. What is Mitragyna speciosa Kratom ?

    Kratom is the vernacular name given to a tree, Mitragyna speciosa indigenous to Southeast Asia (Thailand, Malaysia, Myanmar, Indonesia, P.N.G. and elsewhere) as well as to the psychoactive preparations made from the tree’s harvested leaves. While the name Kratom is now the most well known, the Mitragyna speciosa tree and leaf derived...
  2. Context and traditional uses of Mitragyna speciosa Kratom

    The Mitragyna speciosa Kratom tree grows naturally throughout Southeast Asia, yet little is known of its traditional consumption outside of Thailand, Malaysia, Myanmar/Burma, countries which have mentioned Kratom use in official documents and studies. This is mainly due to the fact that Kratom use, though common in large cities, is still most...
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