Mitragyna speciosa popularly known as Kratom is a plant commonly found in regions around South-East Asia. It is a plant native to Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. Kratom, the plant as it’s known in Thailand, belongs to the Rubiaceae family that includes other plants like the famous coffee plant. It’s normally consumed via chewing, also processed into capsules, extracts or tablets, chewing or a solvent in tea and other various drinks. Nowadays you can find kratom for sale in popular online stores like Kratoma. The plant had adopted very many uses around regions where it is found with the popular ones being the treatment of pain, also as a mild stimulant and in the treatment of opiates like heroin and other strong narcotics. The above named uses being the popular ones don’t mean they are the only common uses of kratom. They are many.
Other common uses of Kratom
Mental and Physical Stimulation
For a long while, kratom has been used as a mild stimulant and this is what has popularised the knowledge about the plant in regions far from Thailand where it is claimed to initially been discovered. Workers in regions around the South-East Asia used kratoma’s leaves to limit fatigue, increase stamina and energy while working.
Used as a medical record drug in the many regions even in the US
The rapid rising popularity of the drug has also attracted its uses in various areas around the US. It’s popularly used in the remedy of PTSD, to heal diarrhea, reduce muscle pain, reduce and treat addiction of many opiates including the strong ones.
Lowers fever, coughs and also used as an anti-inflammatory agent
The drug is antitussive (suppresses coughing) and also antipyretic (reducing fever). Its also used in many regions as a local anesthetic during operations and other hospital practices.
Effects of Kratom
Energy and alertness
The stimulation effect of the plant in low doses stimulates the manifestation of heightened mental and physical energy that bolsters you to work tirelessly. Its psychological effect makes one alert and increases much concentration and keenness. In low doses, the drug is also effective in reinforcing social behavior and talkativeness, making one feel lively throughout the day. The drug is also used in lowering blood sugar which prevents the emanation of diabetes and other sugar-related illnesses. It is also used as an antidiarrheal and in some circumstances, used to enhance sexual function.