It is known that Kratom has its origins in Asia and some African countries. Countries like Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia where it is prominently found and used by the locals. Many foreigners got to know about this wonder plant and they made the rest of the world aware of its benefits. Kratom has now reached to the world market with many of the people becoming regular consumers of Kratom strains and products.
It is legal in most countries of the world and it is viewed as a herbal extract. Though it is confused with other narcotic products, Kratom has no legal implications in most countries. Kratom has not been approved by the health bodies of countries because of which the agencies of some regions prohibit the possession of Kratom. Human trials have not been conducted and it is not put out how much Kratom is actually beneficial to the body or it is a placebo effect and acts like any other narcotic substance.
Though Kratom doesn’t give lofty claims but it sure has worked to give good quality sleep and a refreshed mind does improve the memory, hence associated with the improvement of short term memory. A good sleep with no anxiety will give relaxation which is claimed by the Kratom effect. The local of the regions where Kratom is grown have many other claims too, but they have no scientific backing such as prolonged coitus, helps as a anti inflammatory agent, used to tread opioid addicts etc.
The various ways Kratom is used in Thailand and other south Asian countries
-It is brewed and consumed
-It is chewed
-It is smoked.
-It is used in culinary dishes.
-Its crushed and extract is used.
The Kratom leaf or its extract is really bitter and it has been consumed for its benefits for many ages. It has been known to give a profound sense of calm and help the body to alleviate any feeling of stress and induce sleep to the person who has consumed it. Kratom leaves from the Thai region are said to be more energising and make you more active and give you the zest to work. Where as the Malay and Bali Kratom leaves have more euphoric inducing tendency. The ecstasy of live is relived through the use of these leaves for a short period of time till the potency wears off.
Kratom strains have unique properties and it is upon you to decide which strain you want to consume.The Kratom tree is very significant in Thailand and it was widely used for many above stated purposes before being banned. Thai Kratom leaves are said to be strongest of all the strains available and is highly in demand in the Kratom market. The 100% quality of these Thai Kratom leaves give the desired effect within five minutes of consumption. The users have also known to say that the effect has lasted for several hours after a single dose.
Thai Kratom leaves have both stimulating and sedative effects. When consumed in lower dosages it acts as a stimulant but in higher doses it gives sedation effect to the user. The best part of kratom leaves is, unlike other narcotic which cause nausea and vomiting which are the side effects, these don’t seem to prevail with the usage of kratom.