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    The stimulant level of Mitragyna speciosa Kratom

    At low doses, Mitragyna speciosa Kratom is stimulating, the more sedating effects being brought about by more opioid receptors binding as the dose range moves up. If this stimulant level of Kratom is very much related to the dose taken, it is also usually present to some extent at the beginning...
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    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...
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    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...