1. Seirots

    Recreational use of Mitragyna speciosa Kratom as a relaxant

    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 dynamic community of users and researchers of psychoactive substances. Mitragyna speciosa...
  2. Seirots

    The sedative-euphoric-analgesic level of Mitragyna speciosa Kratom

    This level has been compared to the effects of a mild opiate, such as codeine or a less complex poppy-tea. At this Kratom dosage, one is less sensitive to stress, physical or emotional pain, pretty much on par with weaker opiates such as codeine. Euphoric feelings are present, though not as...
  3. Seirots

    Kratom: a narcotic

    The term “narcotic” is based on the Greek word “narcosis”, the term used by Hippocrates for the process of benumbing, benumbed or sedated state. A “narcotic” substance refers to agents that benumb or deaden, and by metaphorical extension those that cause loss of feelings, or sedation...
  4. Seirots

    Mitragyna speciosa Kratom: a sedative-narcotic and a stimulant

    The dual nature of Mitragyna speciosa Kratom’s effects places it in a category of its own, and the common pharmacological classification of Kratom as a “non-opioid narcotic” does not accurately reflect this particularity. The main psychoactive effects of Kratom are indeed opioid like, somewhat...